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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2002 1:45 pm 
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Can someone tell me who said this quote, - They wre human beings and they need my help." It was said by a Japanese Ambasdor in the begining of World War Two.


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"They were human beings and they needed help. I'm glad I found the strength to make the decision to give it to them."

It is attributed to Chiune Sugihara, who the Japanese sent to Kovno, Lithuania to open a consulate there. He was responsible for saving many Jews' lives during WWII. It's an interesting story of one of the unsung heroes of the war:

http://motlc.wiesenthal.com/exhibits/vi ... intro.html


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