Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (September Bremen – February was a German attache who warned the Danish Jews about their intended deportation in It is estimated that he prevented the deportation of of Denmark's Jews in the resulting rescue of the Danish Jews.
Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz was a German member of the Nazi party who worked as a special envoy to Nazi occupied Denmark. Risking his career, Duckwitz made a secret visit to neutral Sweden where he convinced Prime Minister Per Albin Hansson to allow Danish J
On demands from the Germans, French police round up and deport Jews from Paris, August Many of the French Gendarmes were complicit with this and did not bat an eyelid deporting their own countrymen while others helped them.
Japan seeks UN recognition for its own 'Schindler' who saved 6,000 Jews
Bessie Coleman: The first African-American woman pilot is highlighted in Kate Schatz's new book Rad American Women A-Z. In addition to this star aviator, Rad American Women features an awesome list of real-life women you can dress up as for Halloween.
Andree de Jongh, founder and leader of the Comet Line, an escape route that ran from Brussels through the Pyrenees and which rescued hundreds of Allied servicemen. She is featured in Women Heroes of WWII, now in paperback