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March 6 - The European day of the Righteous | See this thread to learn 11 stories of Righteous Among the Nations recognized by @yadvashem linked with the history of the German Nazi #Auschwitz camp. 1/13
#Auschwitz prisoner Jerzy Radwanek helped many Jews in the camp. jfr.org/rescuer-storie… 2/13
Former #Auschwitz prisoners Władysław Bartoszewski and Zofia Kossak-Szczucka were honoured for their work in "Żegota" - the Polish Council to Aid Jews en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%BBego… 3/13
Civilian Józef Wrona help two Jewish prisoners of Auschwitz to escape. sprawiedliwi.org.pl/en/stories-of-… | More in our online lessons about escapes: lekcja.auschwitz.org/pl_15_ucieczki/ 4/13
Prisoner of #Auschwitz Maria Chodnikiewicz took care at #Auschwitz of a Jewish woman Hana Kampel. 5/13
#Auschwitz Prisoner Maria Kotarba helped a Jewish prisoner Lena Mańkowska auschwitz.org/en/museum/news… 6/13
Prisoner Jerzy Pozimski saved in #Auschwitz a Greek Jew Jacob Maestro yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibiti… 7/13
#Auschwitz prisoner Jerzy Bielecki saved Cyla Cybulska - they escaped from the camp together. sprawiedliwi.org.pl/en/stories-of-… 8/13
Ludwig Wörl protected Jewish prisoners from maltreatment, gave them extra food and clothing and helped many escape the death marches. yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibiti… 9/13
Dr. Adélaïde Hautval was a prisoner in Auschwitz who treated fellow inmates and refused to assist in the medical experiments. yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibiti… 10/13
Lorenzo Perrone, a civilian worker in #Auschwitz, risked his life to help save Primo Levi by bringing him food daily for half a year. yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibiti… 11/13
Dr. Ella Lingens treated fellow prisoners in #Auschwitz and managed to save a number of Jews from the gas chambers. yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibiti… 12/13
During the Holocaust there were thousands of people who refused to be passive in the face of the evil by helping & rescuing Jews, often at risk to their own lives and the lives of their families. We remember them to teach responsibility for the world we live in today. 13/13
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