Irena Sendler

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Irena Sendler - Irena Sendler, 98, saved 2,500 Jewish children...
Irena Sendler, 98, saved 2,500 Jewish children from Holocaust The Associated Press WARSAW, Poland Irena Sendler credited with saving some 2,500 Jewish children from the Nazi Holocaust by smuggling smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto, some of them in baskets died Monday, her family said. She was 98. Sendler, among the first to be honored by Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial as a Righteous Among Nations for her wartime heroism, died at a Warsaw hospital, daughter Janina Zgrzembska told The bribe to German guards to free her from the prison. Under a different different name, she continued her work. After World War II, Sendler worked as a social welfare official official and director of vocational schools, continuing to assist some of the children she rescued. rescued. "A great person has died a person with a great heart, with great organizational talents, a person who always stood on the side of the weak," Warsaw Ghetto survivor Marek Eldeman told TVN24 televisioa

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  1. Press and Sun-Bulletin,
  2. 13 May 2008, Tue,
  3. Page 13

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