Trevor Chadwick: Statue of ‘Purbeck Schindler’ put up in Swanage

Posted on August 29, 2022

A statue has been erected of a British war hero compared with Oskar Schindler for his efforts to save hundreds of children destined for Nazi death camps.

Trevor Chadwick helped Sir Nicholas Winton rescue 669 youngsters from Czechoslovakia ahead of World War Two.

He was dubbed the “Purbeck Schindler” in reference to him being from Purbeck in Dorset, and the statue is being erected in his hometown of Swanage.

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