Unsung hero: how ‘Mr Radio Philips’ helped thousands flee the Nazis
45 years after his death, the story of how Jan Zwartendijk saved perhaps 10,000 Jews during the Holocaust is finally told. In the new book, The Just: How Six Unlikely Heroes Saved Thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, we learn about how Zwartendijk helped Jewish refugees who showed up at his door by issuing 2,139 passport visas to Jewish families for entry into the Dutch Caribbean colony of Curaçao. He hoped the local officials would want to help and would grant the Jews entry into the colony. Learn more about this incredible act of kindness by checking out the full article below.