Rescues of the Holocaust: Remembering Raoul Wallenberg and Lives Saved

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 23rd Jan 2013

Between 1944 and 1945, Raoul Wallenberg helped tens of thousands of Jews escape Nazi-occupied Hungary before he was detained by Soviet forces and eventually disappeared. To mark the 100th anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg’s birth, The Wiener Library is hosting an exhibition that tells four extraordinary stories of rescue during the Holocaust.

In this exhibition The Wiener Library is showcasing the remarkable stories of rescue efforts undertaken to save lives imperilled by the Nazi regime.

Cost: Free


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Location

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust,
29 Russell Square,
London, WC1B 5DP

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