War refugee pays tribute to saviour

Posted on September 11, 2009

With World War II imminent, a tearful Bob Fantl waved goodbye to his mother and sister in Prague and boarded a train to safety, knowing he might never see them again. The Wellington, New Zealand, man was one of 669 Jewish children transported out of the Czech capital by Sir Nicholas Winton in 1939, saving them from the Nazis and concentration camps.

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