Nicholas Winton’s children: The Czech Jews rescued by ‘British Schindler’

Posted on July 1, 2015

Dubbed the “British Schindler”, Sir Nicholas Winton rescued 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps from Czechoslovakia as the outbreak of World War Two loomed. His death at the age of 106 came on the same day 76 years ago when the train carrying the largest number of children – 241 – departed from Prague.

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