15 World War 2 Heroes Who Helped Shape History
Raoul Wallenberg, A Swedish Envoy
Whilst serving in Budapest, Wallenberg issued over 100,000 Jews papers allowing them to safely leave the country.
Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, A German Officer
Although a German Officer, unhappy with what he saw, he purposely allowed thousands of Jews to escape capture.
Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, The “Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican”
The Monsignor earned this title by always managing to evade capture whilst visiting POW camps and helping prisoners to escape.
Jack Churchill, Mad Jack
Jack earned his nickname by fighting the whole of World War 2 with just a bow and arrow and broadsword.
Witold Pilecki, Reported from Within
This intelligence officer volunteered to be sent to Auschwitz in order to set up an internal resistance unit.