Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. She was tortured by the Gestapo for 10 months for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September aged just
During the Holocaust, sixteen-year-old Stefania and her six-year-old sister harboured thirteen Jewish men, women and children in the attic of their home for two-and-a-half years. Both were later honored as the Righteous
Henk Drogt (Hollandais, - Policeman during WWII, he refused to round up Jews in Groningen and joined the dutch resistance, helping many Jews and allied pilots. He was arrested in August 1943 by the Nazis, and executed later of April
"Johanna Eck, Germany - The Berlin housewife who hid Jews in her small apartment." How many more would have died without these courageous people who hid them or helped them escape or fought for their freedom?
Boruch Spiegel, one of the last surviving fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising of in which a vastly outgunned band of 750 young Jews held off German soldiers for more than a month with crude arms and Molotov cocktails, died on May 9 in Montreal.
A Holocaust survivor walks inside the former concentration camp before a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp and to remember the victims of the Holocaust in Auschwitz January
The only AMERICAN woman ever executed on the direct order of Adolf Hitler for her involvement in the Berlin resistance movement in Mildred Fish-Harnack (September 1902 – February an American in the German Resistance.