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Jozef & Wiktoria Ulma risked their lives to help Jews during the #Holocaust. On March 1944 the German police discovered the Jews in hiding.

The Jewish family was shot, as was the entire Ulma family - parents & 6 children. Wiktoria was 7 months pregnant. 1/14
March 24 - the anniversary of the murder of the Ulma family - is today in Poland the National Day of Remembrance of Poles who saved Jews during German occupiation. See this thread to learn 11 stories of #Righteous linked with #Auschwitz. 2/14
#Auschwitz prisoner Jerzy Radwanek helped many Jews in the camp. jfr.org/rescuer-storie… 3/14
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… 4/14
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/ 5/14
Prisoner of #Auschwitz Maria Chodnikiewicz took care at #Auschwitz of a Jewish woman Hana Kampel. 6/14
#Auschwitz Prisoner Maria Kotarba helped a Jewish prisoner Lena Mańkowska auschwitz.org/en/museum/news… 7/14
Prisoner Jerzy Pozimski saved in #Auschwitz a Greek Jew Jacob Maestro yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibiti… 8/14
#Auschwitz prisoner Jerzy Bielecki saved Cyla Cybulska - they escaped from the camp together. sprawiedliwi.org.pl/en/stories-of-… 9/14
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… 10/14
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… 11/14
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… 12/14
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… 13/14
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. 14/14
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