Carl Lutz World War II Hero

_99395308_carllutzinbudapestafterarrivaloftherussiansnl-carl-lutz_00000272_020Friday, March 23, 7:00 pm — You and your friends are invited to attend this free talk by Charlotte Schallié on Friday, March 23, 7:00 pm at St. Philips’s Church Hall, Outside Entrance, 2928 Eastbourne Road, Victoria.

A UVic scholar, Charlotte illuminates one of the World War II’s unrecognized heroes, Carl Lutz, who saved an estimated 60,000 (minimum) people from the Holocaust.

Charlotte Schallié, Professor of Germanic studies at the University of Victoria and a member of the university’s Holocaust Studies Program, said it’s only in the past few years that Lutz’s story and the enormity of his humanitarian achievement have been recognized.

This event is organized by the Victoria Swiss Society. The Swiss Consul General will be attending. Refreshments will be served following talk. RSVP: Daniel von Kanel 250-727-7950 dkvonkanel@shaw.ca.

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