The Episcopal Church today marks the Feast of the Righteous Gentiles. On this day the church gives thanks for the life and witness of Raoul Wallenberg, Hiram Bingham IV, Carl Lutz, Chiune Sugihara, and André and Magda Trocmé. 745 more words
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This evening, Swedish time, Raoul Wallenberg will be assigned to U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, for his rescuing of approx. 30,000 Hungarian Jews during WWII.
Nina Lagergren, 93 years old and the sister of Raul Wallenberg, has since his disappearance struggled to find out what happened to her brother. 221 more words
On July 2, 1944, as part of Operation Gardening, the British and American strategy to lay mines in the Danube River by dropping them from the air, American aircraft also drop bombs and leaflets on German-occupied Budapest. 296 more words