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Higuchi Kiichiro - As a major general and the commander of the Harbin Special Branch in 1938, he allowed some Jewish refugees who had fled Nazi Germany to cross the border from the Soviet Union to Manchukuo. A few of his subordinates were responsible for feeding the refugees, settling them in Harbin or Shanghai, or arranging for exit visas. ~Repinned Via Motomu Hatanaka

Higuchi Kiichiro - As a major general and the commander of the Harbin Special Branch in 1938, he allowed some Jewish refugees who had fled Nazi Germany to cross the border from the Soviet Union to Manchukuo. A few of his subordinates were responsible for feeding the refugees, settling them in Harbin or Shanghai, or arranging for exit visas. ~Repinned Via Motomu Hatanaka

"In 1943, Maria von Maltzan, a German aristocrat, took Hans Hirschel, her Jewish lover into her Berlin apartment to hide him from the Nazis. It was the time when the last Jews were supposed to be 'cleansed' out of Berlin. Since Hans had ingeniously faked his own suicide, he was registered as dead, and for a long while, no suspicion fell on Maria; until one day..." Read the rest of the story at the link.

The History Girls: Maria von Maltzan - a German resistance heroine, by Leslie Wilson. "Women Heroes of World War II" by Kathryn Attwood

Tatsuo Osako, a naval officer from Chiba, Japan has been named "The Japanese Schindler" by many historians. He, along with several colleagues, were responsible for transporting thousands of Jewish citizens from German-occupied territories to safety. Although Japan had an alliance with the Nazis during the war, their government did not adhere to the racial policies being advocated by Hitler and his officials, and men like Osako were credited with having saved hundreds of people.

An Evacuation of Jews, With Help From Japan

TATSUO OSAKO aka The Japanese Schindler (Japanese naval officer, responsible for transporting thousands of Jewish citizens from German-occupied territories to safety)

Mala Zimetbaum was the first Jewish women to escape from Aushwitz. However when she was captured soon after escaping she was brought back to the camp and burned alive. Her resistance started an uprising. http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/zimetbaum-mala#

Mala Zimetbaum, the first Jewish woman to escape from Auschwitz.her story is my latest history obsession

Follow the link and read about this amazing man...  http://www.awesomestories.com/assets/wilm-hosenfeld-photo

Wilhelm Adalbert Hosenfeld - German Righteous Among the Nations (awarded in (German Army officer helped to hide or rescue Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland, including Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman) B/W Photo colourised by Pearse

“On November 15, 1938, German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left), in Fuerth, Germany.

On November German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left) in Fuerth, Germany, 1938

Hitler's nephew, William Patrick Hitler (Later changed to Stuart-Houston) in 1944. He hated his Uncle Adolph Hitler & the Nazis, & came to the United States & served in the US Navy.

Hitler's nephew, William Patrick Hitler (Later changed to Stuart-Houston) in 1944. [487x760]

William Patrick Hitler on enlisting into the US Navy, His father was Alois Hitler Jr., the half-brother of Adolf Hitler. [[MORE]] William Patrick Hitler’s WIKI. (Later changed to William Patrick.

Dr. Feng Shan Ho, Chinese diplomat who saved thousands of Jewish refugees in Austria during World War II by issuing visas to Shanghai.

Ho Feng-Shan - Chinese Righteous Among the Nations (awarded in (saved more than one thousand Jews)-dare to do what is right even if it is unpopular

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