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Emily Bayer

she gave free hospitality to a Jewish family during the war

German command of Milan

German command of Milan

During the Second World War, at the end of the summer of 1944, Mrs. Emily Bayer, a German citizen and recruited to work for the German command of Milan, offered Mrs. Clara Schwarz, to her mother and sisters - all of Jewish origin - free hospitality in an apartment owned by her, where the family lived until the spring of 1946.

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Tales and testimony

of Righteous people in the Holocaust

There are numerous stories of rescue of the Jews from the Nazi fury during World War Two, which are still little known or have even remained unknowwn. In this section we feature the tales and testimony sent to the Forest of the Righteous Committee or that have reached our Website from those who want to inform people about a little known or overlooked event when rescue, aid, solidarity and human kindness were expressed in the gloomy times of hatred and persecutions.
Some events still need be evalued by Yad Vashem's Righteous Commission, where the inquiry in sight of the bestowment of the title of Righteous among the nations is started.

People recognized as Righteous

Righteous among the nations

recognized by Yad Vashem