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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

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 "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

Sir Nicholas Winton. At the opening of the exhibition about the Winton Train at Liverpool Street Station on 21 May 2011. Sir Nicholas Winton with Eva Paddock, a Winton "child" and his magnificent birthday cake celebrating his 102nd birthday!

At the opening of the exhibition about the Winton Train at Liverpool Street Station on 21 May Sir Nicholas Winton with Eva Paddock, a Winton "child" and his magnificent birthday cake celebrating his birthday!

Maidenhead railway sculpture Sir Nicholas Winton In 2010, a bronze life sized statue was placed on the platform at Maidenhead railway station. The sculpture showed Sir Nicholas reading a book that contained images of the Jewish children he saved. And it showed the trains he used to transport them from Czechosl­ovakia to Britain in 1939. Maidenhead is Sir Nick's hometown.

Man Who Saved 669 Kids From The Nazis Gets Surprise Welcome From All Of Them - Conservative Post

Sir Nicholas Winton. Nicky's child: Eva Fleischmann  This is a travel document for one of the children Nicholas Winton helped. The child's name is Eva Fleischmann, whose sister Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines (nee Milena Fleischmann) is featured on Bob Simon's 60 Minutes story "Saving the Children." (This document was saved by Eva Fleischmann, and does not appear in the scrapbook).  Credit: Eva (Fleischmann) Paddock

The things she carried

This is a travel document for one of the children Nicholas Winton helped. The child's name is Eva Fleischmann, whose sister Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines (nee Milena Fleischmann) is featured on Bob Simon's 60 Minutes.

Wonderful train scene

In twenty-nine-year-old Sir Nicholas Winton was preparing to take a vacation when he received a call from a friend who told him that he was leaving for Prague…

Sir Nicholas Winton at home around 1941

Sir Nicholas Winton at home around 1941

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