How a Portuguese Diplomat Saved Thousands of Jews from the Nazis

The Portuguese Diplomat who became a Guardian Angel for the Jews.

During World War II, Aristides de Sousa Mendes was responsible for issuing thousands of visas to aid civilians in their escape from the Nazis. A plaque with his portrait was installed on the walls of the National Pantheon in Lisbon in his honor.



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