Roughly 6,000 Jews were saved by Chiune Sugihara, Japanese ambassador to Lithuania in 1940, who granted them visas to travel to Japan and escape the Nazis.
"It is difficult to believe that it's been 25 years since Schindler's List first arrived in theaters," said director Steven Spielberg.
He really saved more than 1,200 souls, daughter of survivor says.
“Although I never actually met you, it is an honor and privilege, as a spiritual heir to those whom you saved, to wish you a very happy and healthy birthday,” one of the letters reads.
12 survivors describe how they hid, fought and survived during the Holocaust in new film "Destination Unknown" which explores how survivors tried to build their new lives after their suffering.
The Jewish Canadian philanthropist Yank Barry has been dubbed the 'Jewish Schindler.'
Leo Melamed back in Japan to honor Japanese consul who issued visas that allowed 6,000 Jews to escape war-torn Lithuania and the advancing Nazis.