How did Consul Chiune Sugihara and his wife Yukiko save the lives of thousands of Jews?
As the Japanese Vice-Consul in Kaunas, Lithuania, Chiune Suguhara issued Japanese visas to 6,000 or more Jews in 1940, thus saving their lives. See the Related Links for details.
Many are familiar with Oskar Schindler, but there were others. See the Jewish Virtual Library for some other "Rescuers" like Chiune and Yukiko Sugihara, Khaled Abdelwahhab, Miep Gies who protected the Frank family, and others whose moral courage is beyond question. Israel has named between 16 and 20 thousand persons as the "Righteous Few". In Nazi occupied Europe, nobody could openly stand up for the Jews and protect them by force, because the Nazis would…
The cast of Kitsui yatsura - 1989 includes: Hiro Arai as Arnold sugihara Ginji Gao as Ume Masao Imafuku as Heisan Kaoru Kobayashi as Goro ohsone Akira Nagoya as Kohei maejima Miho Ninagawa as Chiiko Sachiko Sato as Matsu Michiko Shimizu as Tamako Hiroko Shino as Yukiko maejima Isako Washio as Keiko maejima Kazuko Yoshiyuki as Nobue kawanishi
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