Suzanne Rubin owes her life to Raoul Wallenberg. Mrs Rubin a British citizen and great-grandmother, was ten years old when German soldiers dragged her family from their comfortable home in the Hungarian town of Papa. Having narrowly escaped one train taking Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz, the family was confined to the ghetto in German-occupied Budapest. Her parents were beginning to despair when her father Alexander and a cousin heard of a Swedish diplomat who dedicated his life to saving people from the Nazis. They contacted him and he arranged Red Cross papers to help them to escape.

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