Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Czechoslovakian

Occupation: Businessman, industrialist

Biography: Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German industrialist born in Moravia, which was that time part of Austria-Hungary. He is credited with saving over 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic respectively.

Source/Notes: Oskar Schindlers answer after Poldek Pfefferberg, another Schindlerjew asked him why he risked so much[[3]]

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Source/Notes: After a day of Nazi Aktion roundups and executions of Jews in Krakow, as quoted in Schindler's List (1982) by Thomas Keneally, Ch. 15

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