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  • ‘British Oskar Schindler’ Sir Nicholas Winton to travel to Czech Republic to receive honour

    The 105-year-old World War 2 hero, who saved 669 Czech Jewish children from the Nazi Holocaust, was initially thought too ill to travel A man aged 105 known as “the British Oskar Schindler” is to receive the Czech Republic’s highest honour. Sir Nicholas Winton saved 669 Czech Jewish children from the Nazi Holocaust. He used […]

  • Sir Nicholas Winton and the other saviours

    Sir Nicholas Winton, the brave Briton who saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, has been nominated for the 2008 Peace Nobel Prize. Few people are so deserving of such prestigious tribute. Sir Nicholas, who is close to his 100th. birthday is a great hero and saviour, but he was not alone. There were […]