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    Chiune Sugihara

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    Chiune Sugihara took a stand in history when he made transit visas for European Jews. Thanks to the Jews, Sugihara was able to understand that they needed help. On July 18, 1940, Sugihara woke up from his slumber to a commotion of a hollering crowd outside his house(Pulvers). About a hundred Jewish people had gathered around his house hoping to get visas from him. He had his servants try to calm them down, but eventually suggested to have the crowd send a party of five representatives to speak with him. The men he spoke with explained that they needed the visas to escape Nazi Europe(Leslie). They had different escape routes, but most consisted of riding the Trans-Siberian railroad to Siberia, boarding at Vladivostok, hoping to land in Tsuruga and off to other destinations(About Chiune). Sugihara agreed to their plan, and sent three cables to the Japanese ambassador in Germany, the Japanese ambassador in Latnia, and to his superior the Foreign Minister Yosuke Matsuoka in Tokyo(Leslie).…

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    “To tell the truth, I thought about it all night. After struggling and agonizing, I concluded that humanity is paramount. Then, fearing nothing, I decided to issue those visas.”-Chiune Sugihara (Leslie). Based on this quote, it shows he followed his morals and did what he thought was right. Chiune Sugihara was a Japanese diplomat stationed in Lithuania during the time of the Holocaust. While Sugihara resided in his consulate building doing his job as a diplomat, he saw many atrocities happening…

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    Chune Sugihara Legacy

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    why people felt sympathy towards the Jews, and the need to help. Chiune Sugihara was one of these people. Sugihara was a Consul-General from Japan who traveled to Lithuania at the beginning of World War II and decided to hand write visas to the Polish Jewish refugees in Lithuania. The horrendous events that took place during the Holocaust remind the human race to preserve its legacy, and never let it happen again. Sugihara’s story helped preserve the legacy of the…

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    Sugihara Self Sacrificing

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    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…

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    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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    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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    Sugihara Summary

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    Discretion in Public Administration: Analysis of Sugihara Scott D. McPherson Indiana Wesleyan University The purpose of this writing is to identify and analyze three writings that are relative to the famed Japanese consular Chiune Sugihara. Each of three works will be identified separately and similarities of the author’s points of view and the actions of Sugihara will be discussed in depth. Finally, two insights will be made in regards to the implementation of decision-making,…

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    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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    Heroes are not heroes without the challenges they must face and overcome. Various heroes face similar challenges, and overcoming them creates a difference, producing a better world. A hero is a person that overcomes a challenge and may become a role model for others. They undergo miniscule to large challenges, no matter how much it changes our world. There have been various heroes in our world which shape our lives, with miniscule to large differences. There are various challenges that heroes…

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