May 12, 2008 Angel of Warsaw – Today in History

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This post is extremely important–it is a recognition of an often unknown hero who saved many children during World War II.

First Night History

All told, Irena Sendler saved about 2,400 Jewish children and infants and about 100 teenagers, who went into the forests to join partisan bands fighting the Nazis. The far better known Oskar Schind…

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11 thoughts on “May 12, 2008 Angel of Warsaw – Today in History

  1. I remember watching the movie adaptation of her story when I was younger, remember feeling a terrible pressure behind my eyes, and they’ve been open wide ever since devouring as much WW2 info my mind could handle. It’s a damn shame she didn’t get the Nobel Peace Prize. I’ll say it as well, thank you so much for sharing this.

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