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Oskar Schindler

About Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 - 9 October 1974) was an ethnic German industrialist born in Moravia. He is credited with saving almost 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic respectively. He is the subject of the novel Schindler's Ark, and the film based on it, Schindler's List.

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ITVS and WORLD Channel Announce Season Six Premiere of International Documentary Series "Global Voices"
Independent Television Service (ITVS) and WORLD channel announced today the season six premiere of Global Voices, the critically acclaimed international documentary series on WORLD channel premiering Sunday June 2, 10 PM ET. This 18-week series presents U.S. premieres of nine ITVS documentaries, and encore presentations of other ITVS award-winning films

Spielberg's 'Schindler's List' the saddest film of all time
Steven Spielberg's Holocaust epic 'Schindler's List' has beat tearjerkers such as 'Love Story', 'Terms of Endearment' and 'Titanic' to be the saddest film of all time.

German man who typed Schindler's List passes away
Mietek Pempe, the man who typed up German industrialist Oskar Schindler's list, the paperwork that helped save 1,200 Jews from the Nazis during the Holocaust, has died in Germany. He was 91.

'Original' Schindler's list to go under the hammer
A memorabilia dealer has been allowed to sell off what according to him is the original copy of Schindler's list.

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