Several honored for helping rescue Jews in WWII

November 6, 2011 (SKOKIE, Ill.)

On November 9 and 10 in 1938, there were widespread attacks on Jews in Germany and Austria. Italy's Chicago Consul General was at the museum to honor Francesco Brondello, who was a young priest who forged identity papers for Jews. Two of those he rescued were there.

Also honored was an Italian who was killed after helping Jews in Croatia, and a Lithuanian family and a Polish couple who participated in the rescues.

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