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A photograph of Aristides de Sousa Mendes from 1940, and a page from Sousa Mendes' List: (the registry book giving names of refugees who received Portuguese visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes. This page is dated June 18, 1940, four days after the invasion of Paris by Nazi ground troops and four days before France capitulated. The smaller group photo shows the Rozendaal family. The larger photo shows Ruth Charchat and Georgette Standish among other refugees aided by Sousa Mendes. (Nov. 26, 2012)(Credit: Heather Walsh)

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Diplomat who saved Jews gains recognition

The Aristides de Sousa Mendes Foundation was founded to bring greater awareness to the diplomat who was severely punished for helping 30,000 refugees flee to safety.

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