Varian Fry was an American in Marseille who helped 4,000 people escape. Among those he helped were Marc Chagall and Hannah Arendt. Click on the photo to learn more about Varian Fry.
Irena Sendler helped smuggle children out of the Warsaw Ghetto. She saved their names and where they went in jars she buried in the ghetto in the hopes she could help them reunite with their families after the war. Click on the photo to learn more about Irena Sendler.