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One Life

Author: Barbara Winton

Product code: B544

The True Story of Sir Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas Winton rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia at the brink of World War II. Most never saw their parents again; nearly all left behind were murdered. This is his story.

In 1938 29-year-old `Nicky` cancelled a ski holiday and instead spent nine months masterminding a seemingly impossible plan to rescue hundreds of Jewish children and find them homes in the UK. Over 6,000 people are alive today because of his efforts.

What motivated an ordinary man to do something so extraordinary? This book, written by his daughter Barbara, explores the 106-year life of an incredible humanitarian, a man whose legacy only came to public light decades later.

His story is a clarion call to choose action over apathy in the face of injustice and a reminder that every one of us can change the world.

About the Author

Barbara Winton

Born in 1953 and is the daughter of Nicholas and Grete Winton. She lives in rural Herefordshire with her husband, Stephen Watson, with whom she has two children. She has inherited two main traits from her father: a love of gardening and a zest for intense discussions about world affairs.