Unsung Hero

Karel Weirich, a Catholic, founded the Work of Saint Wenceslao to help Czech citizens in concentration camps in Italy.

Karel Weirich, a Czech journalist whose mother’s last name was coincidentally Schindler—like the famous character of the Steven Spielberg movie—complied a series of lists with hundreds of names of Czechoslovakian Jews captured by the Nazis in Italy who he helped with money, clothing, medicines and eventually escape from their captors. more

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