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Egyptian Muslim man saved Jews during the Holocaust

Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian Muslim doctor, saved 21-year-old Anna Boros Gutman and her family from Nazi persecution in Berlin during the Holocaust. “During a wave of Jewish deportation in the city, Helmy hid Gutman in a cabin he owned in Berlin”fter the war, Gutman wrote, “The Gestapo knew that Dr. Helmy was our family physician, and they knew that he owned a cabin in Berlin-Buch. He managed to evade all their interrogations… he would bring me to friends where I would stay for several days, introducing me as his cousin from Dresden. When the danger would pass, I would return to his cabin.”

Location: Germany

Year: 1942-1945

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