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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Oskar Schindler Born on April 28, 1908 in Svitavy, MoraviaHe was a German Catholic Industrialist whowas a womanizer, a heavy-drinker, a gamblerand a Nazi Party member. At first, it was just for profit and business thathe took in Jews as workers, because they werecheap labor. But as he worked with them, hebecame more attached to them which lead himto the decision of saving many Jews. "I hated the brutality, the sadism, and the insanityof Nazism. I just couldn'tstand by and see peopledestroyed. I did what I could,what I had to do, what myconscience told me I mustdo. That's all there is to it.Really, nothing more." He rescued more than 1,200 Jews from campslike the Krakow ghetto and Auschwitz (1939-45) Who was he? Why did he do it? What did he do? How did he do it? He employed them in his enamelware and ammunition factories, which were located in Poland and the CzechRepublic. To save the Jews, he bribed the Nazi officialsand gave them gifts only obtainable in black markets. Citation How is it important? Although he started out as a gambler and womanizerand a Nazi Party member that just wanted to havegood business and lots of profits, he finished witha rescuer of hundreds of Jews. At the end of his lifewhen he died, he was named Righteous Among theNations (which is an honorific used by the State ofIsrael to describe non-Jews who risked their livesduring the Holocaust to save Jews fromextermination by the Nazis).
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