Irena set an example of bravery and creativity for us all with her work in getting Jewish children out of Polish ghettos BEFORE the Germans, her fellow countrymen, arrived. Please read and meditate on this post very, very carefully, all my dear followers!
Look at this lady – Let us never forget!
The world hasn’t just become wicked…it’s always been wicked. The prize doesn’t always go to the most deserving.
Died 12 May 2008 (aged 98)
During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ‘ulterior motive’. She KNEW what the Nazi’s plans were for the Jews (being German). Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried, and she carried in the back of her truck a burlap sack, (for larger kids).
She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers of course wanted nothing to do with the dog and the barking covered the kids/infants noises.
During her time of doing this, she managed to…
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