Minnesota’s last survivor of Holocaust children’s rescue offers lesson in history
An estimated 1.5 million children were killed by the Nazi regime during World War II. Benno Black was among the fraction that escaped in 1938 and 1939 in a collaborative rescue operation led primarily by the British government, Jewish agencies and resettlement groups.
Chuck Yeager at Ramstein Air Base, 1970
Ramstein Air Base, Germany, January 7, 1970: Brig. Gen. Charles E. Yeager, vice-commander of the 17th Air Force, gets a pat on the hand from Vera Starodvorsky during their reunion more than a quarter-century after she hid him from the Germans in occupied France when his plane was shot down in March, 1944.