- Documenting Wallenberg: An Archive of Testimonials
- Major Karl Plagge
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Documenting Wallenberg: An Archive of Testimonials
This section includes written and spoken testimonies by people who knew, worked with or were saved by Raoul Wallenberg. These testimonies are being collected as part of our ongoing project, Documenting Wallenberg: An Archive of Testimonials.
Major Karl Plagge
Major Karl Plagge was born July 10th 1897 in Darmstadt, Germany. Plagge graduated from the Technical University of Darmstadt in 1924 with a degree in engineering. Plagge fought in the German army in World War I. After the war ended in 1930, he took his degree in engineering and joined the Nazi party.
Helper ‘a hero’ in NYC subway attack
NEW YORK (AP) — A suspected bias attack on four Jewish subway riders has resulted in a friendship between the Jewish victims and the Muslim college student who came to their aid.
Walter Adler is calling Hassan Askari a hero for intervening when Adler and three friends were assaulted on a subway train in lower Manhattan on Friday night.
100,000 names for 100,000 lives saved by Wallenberg
The IRWF launched a worldwide campaign to finally uncover the fate of Raoul Wallenberg. Fill the form below and your name will be registered with thousands of others who support this humanitarian cause. The IRWF plans to gather 100,000 names for the 100,000 lives Wallenberg saved in Budapest during 1944 to 1945. The signatures will be delivered to the President of Russia and the United Nations.
The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF) is a non profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to keep the example of Raoul Wallenberg and other saviors of the Holocaust alive all over the world, with the aim of promoting peace among nations and people, as well as developing educational projects based on concepts of solidarity, dialogue and understanding. To carry out our mission, we have opened a Volunteer and Internship Commission.
As a public non-profit organization (tax exempt under section 501 (c) 3 of the I.R.S.), The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation does not seek any financial gain in its endeavors. Your support ensures that the programs the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation generates continue to grow, improve and expand.
Even the smallest contribution can help the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation in initiatives that go from the collection and preservation of survivor’s testimonies to hosting educational programs at high schools/colleges, funding scholarships organizing events to promote awareness in the community, among many other activities.