Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese Schindler - an interview with Linda Royal

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Join my conversation with Linda to hear about her father and paternal grandparents' escape story from Lithuania, by benefiting from the Chiune Sugihara's visa.
Chiune Sugihara was a Japanese diplomat who was stationed in Lithuania during WW2. Sugihara helped thousands of Jews flee Europe by ignoring his orders and issuing thousands of transit visas to Japan, all while risking his job and the lives of his family.

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