Sir Nicholas Winton Dies at 106; British Hero Saved 669 Jewish Children From Holocaust

by Rebecca Macatee
July 1, 2015

Sir Nicholas Winton, a British man who helped save hundreds of Jewish children from the Holocaust during World War II, has passed away at the age of 106. Winton, nicknamed the "British Schindler," remained quiet for nearly half a century about his acts of heroism, including his role in organizing trains to rescue 669 children bound for Nazi concentration camps.

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