Feng-Shan Ho served as the Consul-General for the Republic of China in Vienna during WW2, where he risked his life and career to save possibly tens of thousands of Jews by issuing them visas in defiance of his superiors.

Chapters
00:00 Intro
00:39 Feng-Shan Ho’s childhood
01:04 The start of WW2
02:04 Feng-Shan Ho decides to help Austria’s Jews
03:36 The risks involved
05:02 Reassignment and the remainder of his career
05:50 Manli Ho’s research
07:02 Recognitions of Feng-Shan Ho’s heroism

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