Support Ukraine Here

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Czech News in English » News » National » Prague to honour little-known saviour of refugees fleeing Nazis

Prague to honour little-known saviour of refugees fleeing Nazis

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Table of Contents

An aid worker who helped refugees flee the Nazis is to be honoured by Prague in a move historians hope will rescue her name and heroic deeds from obscurity. Marie Schmolka will be awarded honorary citizenship of her native city by the local municipality in recognition of what experts describe as a central role in saving large numbers of Jews and opponents of Hitler before the second world war.

most viewed

Subscribe Now