Oskar Schindler

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Oskar Schindler in c.1939 or c.1947 before,during or after World War 2

Oskar Schindler (April 28 1908 – October 9 1974) was a Sudeten German industrialist. He was born in Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary and was a Roman Catholic.

Schindler was a member of the NSDAP from 1939-1945 . He saved almost 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by making them work his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were in what is known today as Poland and the Czech Republic.[1] He is the subject of the novel Schindler's Ark, and the movie based on it, Schindler's List. He died of liver failure in Hildesheim, West Germany. He is buried in the Catholic Cemetery on Mount Zion, Jerusalem.[2]

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