Friday, July 03, 2015

Sir Nicholas Winton a True Hero Passes Away at Age 106

Sir Nicholas Winton: The life of a Holocaust Hero

Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, has died aged 106. He was working as a stockbroker when he arranged trains to carry Jewish children from occupied Prague and eventually on to Britain. In all, he organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps.

Click Here to watch "Man Who Saved Over 600 Kids Gets a Touching Surprise"

Sir Nicholas Winton saved my life, says Lord Dubs. Alfred Dubs is a Czech-born British Labour Party politician and former Member of Parliament.

January 2015 - BBC HARDtalk with Sir Nicholas Winton - Stephen Sackur talks to a man with a remarkable story which has earned him accolades and admiration around the world. Sir Nicholas Winton is now 105 years old. When he was just 29 he helped rescue more than 600 mostly Jewish children from Nazi persecution in Czechoslovakia. He hates being labelled a hero but Sir Nicholas Winton is living proof that individuals can make an extraordinary difference. What motivated him?

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