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‘Meet’ some of the heroes who risked their lives to save Jews, sometimes strangers, during the Holocaust on the Avenue of the Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem.

January 29, 2015 15:06
Star of David monument

The Monument to Jewish Soldiers and Partisans, whose granite blocks form a window in the shape of a Star of David.. (photo credit: SHMUEL BAR-AM)


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Vilna, Poland, December 31, 1941. Officers in the German army celebrate the New Year in an upstairs apartment. Members of the Jewish underground meet in the same building, downstairs.

Their host is German soldier Anton Schmid, who rushes from one group to the other to keep his comrades-inarms from becoming suspicious.


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