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Sir Nicholas Winton "Transport postponed" Czech Kindertransport  This telegram demonstrates how difficult it was to organize a transport from Prague, as trains were often delayed. The telegram, dated March 12, 1939, was sent by Trevor Chadwick, Nicholas Winton’s counterpart in Prague with the text: "Transport postponed. Probably Tuesday."  Credit: Yad Vashem Archives

Sir Nicholas Winton "Transport postponed" Czech Kindertransport This telegram demonstrates how difficult it was to organize a transport from Prague, as trains were often delayed. The telegram, dated March 12, 1939, was sent by Trevor Chadwick, Nicholas Winton’s counterpart in Prague with the text: "Transport postponed. Probably Tuesday." Credit: Yad Vashem Archives

'Yours as long as life endures, Katheryn'     (Only surviving letter written by Katherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife, written to Thomas Culpepper.)

THE TUTORS -"Yours as long as life endures." This is the only surviving letter from Katherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife. She wrote this ill-advised letter to Thomas Culpepper, a gentleman of her husband's Privy Chamber.

The Mayflower Compact: was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Separatists, fleeing religious persecution from James VI and I. They traveled aboard the Mayflower in 1620.

The Mayflower Compact: was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Separatists, fleeing religious persecution from James VI and I. They traveled aboard the Mayflower in

Found: A letter dated 1939 and written to President Franklin D. Roosevelt has been found in the National Archives. It asks the U.S. for help granting refuge to European children. (Credit: Daily Mail UK). - (Alistair Reign News Blog: www.AlistairReignBlog.com).

Sir Nicholas Winton, an archivist from the U. National Archives uncovered Winton's original letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, requesting U. assistance in rescuing Czech children.

Lena Kuechler - Silberman.  Photographed following WWII. Note:  Lena Kuechler - Silberman (in English- language publications: Lena Kuchler) was born in January 1910 in Wieliczka near Krakow. She attended a Hebrew - language gymnasiya (academic secondary school) and graduated in Philosophy at the university in Krakow, majoring in Psychology and Education. Before the war she was a teacher in a Jewish school in Bielsko and also taught in a teacher training seminary. During the war, with an…

Lena Kuechler - Silberman. Photographed following WWII. Note: Lena Kuechler - Silberman (in English- language publications: Lena Kuchler) was born in January 1910 in Wieliczka near Krakow. She attended a Hebrew - language gymnasiya (academic secondary school) and graduated in Philosophy at the university in Krakow, majoring in Psychology and Education. Before the war she was a teacher in a Jewish school in Bielsko and also taught in a teacher training seminary. During the war, with an…

Inspiring feats - In 1938, Nicholas Winton helped 669 Jewish kids escape certain death from the Nazis.

Inspiring feats - In Nicholas Winton helped 669 Jewish kids escape certain death from the Nazis.

Paper Clips documentary

As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

Child Survivor Dave Lux describes meeting Sir Nicholas Winton  (The power of one person!  Nicholas saved almost 700 children by helping them get out of Czechoslovakia before WWII.  He had money.  He was a stockbroker from another country but was compelled to stay in Czechoslovakia and help parents get their precious children out.  Parents had to give up their children.  Such a sad documentary but so many of the children were so happy--placed in good Christian homes where they were loved!)

Sir Nicholas George Winton, MBE is a British humanitarian who organized the rescue of 669 mostly Jewish children from German-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the Second World War, in an operation later known as the Czech Kindertransport

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How to Make a Timeline Notebook in Your Homeschool

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World War II Disney Propaganda Films Analysis Presentation  Your students will love this activity! This is a 9-slide PowerPoint presentation reviewing World War II propaganda films created by Walt Disney. The short film clips that are included are: “Food Will Win the War”, “Out of the Frying Pan” and “the Thrifty Pig”. The presentation reviews background information about Walt Disney during the War and information about the military and Hollywood today.

World War II Disney Propaganda Films Analysis Presentation

World War II Disney Propaganda Films Analysis Presentation Your students will love this activity! This is a 9-slide PowerPoint presentation reviewing World War II propaganda films created by Walt Disney. The short film clips that are included are: “Food Will Win the War”, “Out of the Frying Pan” and “the Thrifty Pig”. The presentation reviews background information about Walt Disney during the War and information about the military and Hollywood today.

The Night Witches were an all-female bombing regiment in the Soviet Air Force. Flying biplanes meant for dusting crops and training new recruits, they dropped 23,000 tons of bombs on German forces in WWII. <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-night-witches/>Read the show notes here.</a>

Women pilots of the "Night Witches" receiving orders for an up-coming raid. (Credit: Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images)

The things she carried

Winton" In this letter, a woman by the name of Martha Frank writes from Prague thanking Mrs. Winton for placing her son Tomy Frank.

Sir Nicholas Winton.  "Thank you Mrs. Winton" In this letter, a woman by the name of Martha Frank writes from Prague thanking Mrs. Winton for placing her son Tomy Frank.  Credit: Yad Vashem Archives
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