Chiune Sugihara's Heroism
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This paper tells the story of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese consul who helped save thousands of Jews during WWII by issuing them transit visas for Japan so they could leave Lithuania and escape the Nazis. They were Polish Jews who had fled their native land after it was taken over by the Germans.
From the Paper:"Chiune Sugihara was born in Yaotsu, a rural area in the Gifu Prefecture which is in the Chubu region of Japan on the Japanese island of Honshu. His father, Yoshimizu Sugihara, was of the middle class and was a doctor, and his mother, Yatsu Sugihara, was of the samurai class, He was the second son and had five brothers and one sister and from an early age and with encouragement from his mother and his samurai heritage, Chiune developed a deep empathy..."
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Chiune Sugihara's Heroism (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 24, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/chiune-sugihara-heroism-120846/
"Chiune Sugihara's Heroism" 01 December 2008. Web. 24 September. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/chiune-sugihara-heroism-120846/>