The Holocaust
The Legacy Of Raoul Wallenberg

During World War II, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish businessman and diplomat, saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews living in Nazi-occupied Hungary. While working as Sweden’s special envoy in Budapest from July to December of 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory. On January 17, 1945, Wallenberg was arrested by the Soviets and disappeared.

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