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Sir Nicholas Winton.  "Thank you Mrs. Winton" In this letter, a woman by the name of Martha Frank writes from Prague thanking Mrs. Winton for placing her son Tomy Frank.  Credit: Yad Vashem Archives

The things she carried

Winton" In this letter, a woman by the name of Martha Frank writes from Prague thanking Mrs. Winton for placing her son Tomy Frank.

Maidenhead railway sculpture Sir Nicholas Winton In 2010, a bronze life sized statue was placed on the platform at Maidenhead railway station. The sculpture showed Sir Nicholas reading a book that contained images of the Jewish children he saved. And it showed the trains he used to transport them from Czechosl­ovakia to Britain in 1939. Maidenhead is Sir Nick's hometown.

Man Who Saved 669 Kids From The Nazis Gets Surprise Welcome From All Of Them - Conservative Post

Sir Nicholas Winton "Transport postponed" Czech Kindertransport  This telegram demonstrates how difficult it was to organize a transport from Prague, as trains were often delayed. The telegram, dated March 12, 1939, was sent by Trevor Chadwick, Nicholas Winton’s counterpart in Prague with the text: "Transport postponed. Probably Tuesday."  Credit: Yad Vashem Archives

Sir Nicholas Winton "Transport postponed" Czech Kindertransport This telegram demonstrates how difficult it was to organize a transport from Prague, as trains were often delayed. The telegram, dated March 12, 1939, was sent by Trevor Chadwick, Nicholas Winton’s counterpart in Prague with the text: "Transport postponed. Probably Tuesday." Credit: Yad Vashem Archives

Sir Nicholas Winton. A real hero

Nicholas Winton in The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's Tour of Slovakia Day 1

Sir Nicholas Winton, historian Elizabeth Maxwell and Slovak Film Director Matej Minache in 1999. The story would never have been known if it wasn't for the efforts of Winton's wife Greta and historian Elizabeth Maxwell.  Minac, completed two films about Sir Nicholas Winton. The first one was a drama called All My Loved ones (1999) and the second was a documentary named Nicholas Winton;The Power of Good, which won an Emmy Award.

Sir Nicholas Winton, historian Elizabeth Maxwell and Slovak Film Director Matej Minache in 1999. The story would never have been known if it wasn't for the efforts of Winton's wife Greta and historian Elizabeth Maxwell. Minac, completed two films about Sir Nicholas Winton. The first one was a drama called All My Loved ones (1999) and the second was a documentary named Nicholas Winton;The Power of Good, which won an Emmy Award.

All My Loved Ones -1999 Czech film directed by Matej Mináč, co-production between Poland, the Czech Republic & Slovakia. The story of a Jewish-Czech family, realizing the imminent Nazi threat and unable to find a way out. An uncle meets Nicholas Winton, the true-to-life British humanitarian who organized rescue of several hundred Jewish children from German-occupied Czechoslovakia. The story focuses on the Silberstein family, with Nicholas Winton (Rupert Graves) appearing briefly in key…

All My Loved Ones -1999 Czech film directed by Matej Mináč, co-production between Poland, the Czech Republic & Slovakia. The story of a Jewish-Czech family, realizing the imminent Nazi threat and unable to find a way out. An uncle meets Nicholas Winton, the true-to-life British humanitarian who organized rescue of several hundred Jewish children from German-occupied Czechoslovakia. The story focuses on the Silberstein family, with Nicholas Winton (Rupert Graves) appearing briefly in key…

Sir Nicholas Winton and his wife Grete (left) in 1948 and mother Barbara on right.

Sir Nicholas Winton and his wife Grete (left) in 1948 and mother Barbara on right.

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