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  • Wallenberg family mark centenary with plea for truth

    The family of Raoul Wallenberg have made one more appeal for the truth about what happened to the Swedish diplomat on the eve of the centenary of his birth. Wallenberg saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazis by issuing them with Swedish papers during 1944-45, only to then disappear in Soviet custody [...]

  • The British ‘Schindler’ who saved Austrian Jews

    In March 1938, a Church of England vicar set out to save the lives of hundreds of desperate Austrian Jews facing persecution by the Nazis by baptising them as Christians, to help them flee the country. The controversial work of the Reverend Hugh Grimes – which began the day after Nazi Germany annexed Austria – [...]