Chiune Sugihara

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  • Sugihara Self Sacrificing

    survived if it had not been for a selfless man named Chiune Sugihara. Chiune Sugihara was a Japanese diplomat who saved over 6,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Sugihara, along with his wife, issued visas to Jews in order for them to escape the cruel government treatment they were receiving. Sugihara went against his government’s orders to ensure safety to Jews during this time, causing him to become a well honored person. Chiune Sugihara is a hero because he is self-sacrificing, determined, and compassionate. Sugihara is considered self-sacrificing because he gave up his own personal safety to…

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  • Chiune Sugihar Unauthorized Visas In The Holocaust

    Supposedly, not as many Americans have heard of the Japanese diplomat named Chiune Sugihara, who broke his country’s laws by issuing thousands of unauthorized visas in order to let an accounted for 6,000 Jews avoid territories in Japan that had been occupied by the Nazi party. In contrast, many Americans have heard of other people who protected the Jews in the holocaust like Oskar Schindler, who only protected about 1,200 Jews by making them work in his factories. Artifacts that can be traced…

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  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Analysis

    camps, than they have heard about a Japanese diplomat named Chiune Sugihara, who broke his country’s laws in order to let more than 6000 Jews avoid territories in Japan that had been occupied by the Nazi party. On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Holocaust survivors and their descendants remember this forgotten soul and their gratitude for his efforts that protected them and their relatives during the Holocaust. One of the board members of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education…

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  • Unveiling Past Heroes: The Holocaust

    difference in the lives of someone in need. Chiune Sugihara, a consul in Kaunas the capital of Lithuania, risked his own career and future to save thousands of Lithuanian Jews. Hitler’s invasion on Poland brought many Jewish people to Lithuania to seek shelter and safety. The residing Jews did not believe the atrocities and horror the refugees told them about. As a result, when the Soviets invaded Lithuania on June 15, 1940, it was too late for the Jews to flee. In addition, all foreign consuls…

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