The monument is comprised of a replica of a train door from 1939, with the imprints of hands of children on one side, and of parents on the other.
In 1939, Sir Nicholas Winton saved 669 Czechoslovakian children from the Nazis. His daughter, Barbara, recalled her father’s journey at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage on Tuesday evening.
Britain’s Royal Mail announced it will issue a commemorative stamp featuring Sir Nicholas Winton, known as the “British Schindler,” in March.
Nicholas Winton has died at 106. Dubbed ‘Britain’s Schindler,’ Winton organized the pre-war rescue of 669 children. Benjamin Ivry recalls his illustrious history.
A man who became known as the “British Schindler” for saving hundreds of Czech children from Nazi persecution in the run-up to World War Two, has died at the age of 106.
A 105-year-old man known as the “British Oskar Schindler” — having saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis — received the Czech Republic’s highest honor Tuesday.
A British man known as the British Oskar Schindler will receive the Czech Republic’s highest civilian honor.
To the roster of righteous Gentiles that includes Oskar Schindler, Masha Leon adds Sir Nicholas Winton, whose British chutzpah lights up the new documentary ‘Nicky’s Family.’