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Daphne Sheldrick has dedicated her life to raising orphaned elephants. Once they are old enough, they are taken to protected areas and integrated with other orphan groups. When Daphne visits, the elephants gather around her for a hug. www.SheldrickWildlifeTrust.org
10 People Who Saved Jews During World War Two - Listverse
Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved 10,000 Jews from the Holocaust. In his role as passport control officer he helped thousands of Jews escape from Nazi Germany. At the 1961 trial of former ranking Nazi Adolf Eichmann, he was described as a “Scarlet Pimpernel” for the way he risked his own life to save Jews. Sometimes he went into internment camps to get Jews out, hiding them in his home, and helping them get forged passports.
Bert and Anne Bochove with their children
Bert and Anna Bochove hid 37 Jews in their pharmacy at Huizen, an Amsterdam suburb. During the Holocaust and WWII the family hid, fed and provided for the Jews that they were hiding and their actions were noticed as the couple were named "Righteous Among the Nations." Actions like these showed that Despite the fact that Europeans did join Germany in the murder of Jews, showed that individuals all around Europe also risked their lives to help Jews.
The Walter Suskind Story Survivors Stories www.HolocaustResearchProject.org
The Dutch Schindler: Walter Süskind (1906-1945) was a German Jew of Dutch parents who helped about 600 Jewish children escape the Holocaust. He was the manager of the Hollandsche Schouwburg, where the Jews of Amsterdam had to report themselves prior to their deportation to the Westerbork transit camp. In that position he could manipulate the personal data of children in particular. His close relationship with the German authorities helped him in his activities to help children escape.