The resources on this page contain information about the extraordinary individuals and organizations involved in the resistance movement against the Nazis.


Print Resources:


Adler, David A.
DS135.N6 B343 1997 Check availability
Hiding from the Nazis
Gr. 2-4
The true story of Lore Baer who as a four-year-old Jewish child was placed with a Christian family in the Dutch farm country to avoid persecution by the Nazis.

Alma, Ann
DJ283.A2 A46 2008 Check availability
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis
Gr. 4-7
Told through the eyes of a child, this is the story of the Braals, two people who willingly put themselves in great danger in order to save the lives of those less fortunate.

Anflick, Charles
D804.48.A53 1999 Check availability
Resistance: Teen Partisans and Resisters Who Fought Nazi Tyranny (Teen Witnesses to the Holocaust)
Gr. 6-8
This title discusses armed, unarmed, and spiritual resistance to the Nazis during World War II. In doing so, it highlights several teenagers who played important roles during this time.

Army Times
D802.E9 H4 Check availability
Heroes of the Resistance: Adventures of Underground Fighters in Europe during the World War II
Gr. 6-8
Accounts of the people who fought back, throughout Europe, against the Nazi terror, describing the courage and daring of such operations as printing clandestine newspapers, blowing up bridges, and helping allies escape.

Arnold, Elliott
PZ7.A7352 Ki Check availability
A Kind of Secret Weapon
Gr. 4-8
Relates one family's contribution to the resistance movement in Nazi-occupied Denmark during World War II.

Axelrod, Toby
DD256.3 S3348 2001 Check availability
Hans and Sophie Scholl: German Resisters of the White Rose (Holocaust Biographies)
Gr. 6-8
Profiles the brother and sister who founded White Rose, a student group at Munich's Ludwig-Maximilians University which attempted to build resistance against Hitler through anti-Nazi leaflets and grafitti.

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
PZ7.B2844 Boy 2008 Check availability
The Boy Who Dared
Gr. 6 and Up
In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hèubener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.
This site offers a book talk as well as a discussion guide that includes common german vocabulary associated with this time period, descriptions of how setting, characters and plot affect the narrative and a selection of passages for a reader's theater of the story. It also includes secions on understanding German propaganda and political ideologies.

Benshalom, Rafi
DS135.H92 B83213 2001 Check Availability
We Struggled for Life: The Hungarian Zionist Youth Resistance During the Nazi Era
This is an authentic personal report about the activities of the Halutz underground movement during the German occupation in 1944. It describes the activities and the struggle of the Zionist resistance.

Berger, Ralph S.
D810.J4 B47 W5 2010 Check availability
With Courage Shall We Fight: The Memoirs and Poetry of Holocaust Resistance Fighters
Gr. 8-12
Memoir, in prose and poetry, of Murray Motke and Frances Fruma Gulkowich Berger's story of survival.

Borden, Louise
D804.66.W35 B67 2012 Check availability
His Name was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue, and Mystery During the Holocaust
Gr. 7-10
A World War II story about how one man saved the lives of many.

Byers, Ann
D804.48.B946 2010 Check availability
Courageous Teen Resisters: Primary Sources from the Holocaust (True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust)
Gr. 6-10
Examines the stories of children and teen resisters in Europe during the Holocaust.

Drucker, Malka
PZ7.D824 Jac 1994 Check availability
Jacob's Rescue: A Holocaust Story
Gr. 5-9
In answer to his daughter's questions, a man recalls the terrifying years of his childhood when a brave Polish couple, Alex and Mela Roslan, hid him and other Jewish children from the Nazis.

Elkins, Michael
D810.J4 E475 Check availability
Forged in Fury
This is the story of the men and women and children who fought during the war, fought from the death camps, fought from the ghettos-- and of the survivors who continued to fight when the official war was over, and who have never ceased to fight.

Fishkin, Rebecca Love
D804.6.F57 2011 Check availability
Heroes of the Holocaust (The Holocaust)
Gr. 6-8
Tells the stories of those who defied and resisted the Nazis.

Flender, Harold
D810.J4 F55 1964 Check availability
Rescue in Denmark
How occupied Denmark rose as a nation to save the Danish Jew from Nazi extermination.

Forman, James D.
D804.34.F67 1976 Check availability
The Survivor
Gr. 9-12
An account of a Jewish family in Holand during World War II as one by one it dwindles away during the Nazi Holocaust.

Freedman, Russell
DD256.3.F74 2016 Check Availability
We Will Not Be Silent
Russell Freedman tells the story of Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They belonged to Hitler Youth as young children, but began to doubt the Nazi regime.

Fremon, David K.
D804.6.F74 1998 Check Availabililty
The Holocaust Heroes
Gr. 5-8
Details the efforts of people who risked their own lives to save thousands of Jews and others from Nazi persecution.

Fry, Varian
D809.F7 F79 1992 Check availability
Assignment: Rescue: An Autobiography
Gr. 7-12
An undercover agent during World War II describes how he sneaked into Vichy France and rescued thousands of men and women slated to be sent to concentration camps.
This site contains an eight day unit plan for the book.

Gold, Alison Leslie
D804.66.S84 G66 2000 Check availability
A Special Fate: Chiune Sugihara, Hero of the Holocaust
Gr. 5-10
A biography of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese consul in Lithunia, who saved the lives of thousands of Jews during World War II by issuing visas against the orders of his superiors.

Graber, Janet
PZ7.G7488 Re 2005 Check availability
Resistance
Gr. 7-9
In German-occupied Normandy, France, fifteen-year-old Marianne worries that her mother is exposing the family, especially Marianne's deaf younger brother, to great danger by volunteering for more perilous assignments in the resistance movement.

Hay, Peter
CT1919.P38 S365 1986 Check availability
Ordinary Heroes: Chana Szenes and the Dream of Zion
Safe in Palestine during World War II, Hannah Senesh volunteered for a mission to help rescue fellow Jews in her native Hungary. She was captured by the Nazis, endured imprisonment and torture, and was finally executed as a spy at the age of twenty-three.

Hesse, Karen
PZ7.H4364 Cat 2004 Check availability
The Cats in Krasinski Square
Gr. 3-5
Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.
This website contains a unit plan for the text involving each core subject as well as Art and Cooking.

Hopkinson, Deborah
D802.D4 H647 2015 Check Availability
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark
Gr. 5-8
Hopkinson traces the stories of the heroic young men an dwomen who would not stand by as their country was occupied by the Nazis.

Ippisch, Hanneke
D802.N4 I66 1996 Check availability
Sky: A True Story of Resistance During World War II
Gr. 6-8
The true story of a young girl's involvement with the Dutch Resistance during World War II and her subsequent arrest and imprisonment by the Germans.

Ippisch, Hanneke
D811.5.I67 2007 Check Availability
Sky: A True Story of Courage During World War II
Gr. 4-8
The true story of a young girl's involvement with the Dutch Resistance during World War II and her subsequent arrest and imprisonment by the Germans.

Joukowsky, Artemis
D804.66.S48 J68 2016 Check Availability
Defying the Nazis: The Sharp's War
In 933, the Reverend Waitstill Sharp, a young Unitarian minister, and his wife, Martha, a social worker, accepted a mission from the American Unitarian Association: they were to leave their home and young children in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and travel to Prague, Czechoslovakia, to help address the mounting refugee crisis.

Kacer, Kathy
PZ7.K1154 Ni 2003 Check availability
The Night Spies
Gr. 4-7
After hiding from the Nazis for months, cousins Max and Gabi decide to take a nighttime walk and discover something incredible that can help put an end to the Nazi regime.

Levine, Ellen
DS135.D4 L4 2000 Check availability
Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews
Gr. 5-8
An account of people in Denmark who risked their lives to protect and rescue their Jewish neighbors from the Nazis during World War II.

Margolis, Rahel
D802.L5 M2813 2010 Check Availability
A Partisan from Vilna
Gr. 9 and up
In this memoir, Margolis describes how she escaped the Vilna ghetto and her wartime activity as a member of the Soviet partisans in the forests of Lithuania.

McArthur, Debra
D804.66.W35 M33 2005 Check availability
Raoul Wallenberg: Rescuing Thousands from the Nazis' Grasp
Gr. 9-12
In the midst of the horrors of the Holocaust, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat in Hungary, had one goal: to save as many Jews as possible from Nazi execution.

McClafferty, Carla Killough
D804.66.F79 M33 2008 Check availability
In Defiance of Hitler: The Secret Mission of Varian Fry
Gr. 6 and Up
Traveling to France in the midst of World War II, an American journalist worked to get a select group of artists and intellectuals out of Europe and was soon involved in helping many others.

Meltzer, Milton
D810.J4 M3893 1988 Check availability
Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust
Gr. 9-12
A recounting drawn from historic source material of the many individual acts of heroism performed by righteous gentiles who sought to thwart the extermination of the Jews during the Holocaust.

Mochizuki, Ken
D804.3.M63 1997 Check availability
Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story
Gr. 2-5
Looks at the Chinese diplomat who used his powers--against the orders of his own government--to assist thousands of Jews in escaping the Nazis in Lithuania.
Includes pre-reading, vocabulary, activities, and discussion questions.

Opdyke, Irene Gut
D804.66.O73 1999 Check availability
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
Gr. 6 & Up
Recounts the experiences of the author who, as a young Polish nurse, hid and saved Jews during the Holocaust.

Peet, Mal
PZ7.P3564 Tam 2007 Check availability
Tamar
Gr. 9 and Up
After her grandfather commits suicide, Tamar inherits a box with a series of clues and coded messages which leads her to another Tamar, a World War II British spy, involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland some fifty years before.

Pettit, Jayne
D810.C4 P47 1996 Check availability
A Time to Fight Back: True Stories of Wartime Resistance
Gr. 5-8
True stories of young men and women who endured the horrors of war.

Polacco, Patricia
PZ7.P75186 Pap 2000 Check availability
The Butterfly
A story of two girls' friendship and bravery while hiding from the Nazis during the French Resistance is based on the author's aunt's own experiences.
The author's website gives additional resources for the book including commentary on the story, artwork examples, and video clips of the story being read aloud.

Rappaport, Doreen
D804.6.R37 2012 Check availability
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Gr. 5-up
Doreen Rappaport illuminates the defiance of tens of thousands of Jews across eleven Nazi-occupied countries during World War II through twenty-one meticulously researched accounts.
Following Common Core Standards offers a Teacher Guide for instruction.

Roberts, Jeremy
D804.66.S38 R63 2002 Check availability
Oskar Schindler: Righteous Gentile (Holocaust Biographies)
Gr. 6-8
Offers information about the man who is responsible for saving the lives of over a thousand Jews during the Holocaust.

Ruelle, Karen Gray
D804.65.R84 2009 Check availability
The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust
Gr. 4-6
Presents the story of how Si Kaddour Benghabret and other Muslims gave Jews shelter and worked in the resistance to help them escape Nazi persecution during the German occupation of Paris.

Schubert, Leda
PN1986.M3.S48 2012 Check availability
Monsieur Marceau
Gr. K-5
Marcel Marceau, the world's most famous mime, enthralled audiences around the world for more than fifty years. When he waved his hand or lifted his eyebrow he was able to speak volumes without ever saying a word. But few know the story of the man behind those gestures . . .

Sherrow, Victoria
D804.65.S54 1998 Check availability
The Righteous Gentiles
Gr. 6 & Up
Presents an overview of non-Jews throughout Europe who tried to save Jews from persecution and extermination by the Nazis.

Shor, Essie
DS135.B383 S566 2009 Check availability
Essie: The True Story of a Teenage Fighter in the Bielski Partisans
Gr. 9 & Up
As a teenager in Poland when the Nazis arrived, the author fled into the forest and joined the Bielski Partisans, a group of disparate people all of whom had one thing in common --they were Jews trying to survive. With tenacity, camaraderie, and a determination to staying alive and true to their Jewish values, Essie tells us how she and her fellow partisans waged their own war against evil.

Simpson, Kevin E.
GV944.E8 S55 2016 Check Availability
Soccer Under the Swastika
As millions were caught up in the conflict of World War II, soccer emerged as both a response to domination and a means of manipulation of those in power. Soccer under the Swastika reveals this little-known part of history, rescuing from obscurity many poignant survivor testimonies, old accounts of wartime players and the diaries of survivors and perpetrators.

Smith, Frank Dabba
D804.66.K84 D33 2003 Check availability
Elsie's War: A Story of Courage in Nazi Germany
Gr. 2-5
Elsie Kuhn-Leitz, the daughter of a famous industrialist, risked everything to save the lives of those persecuted by the Nazi regime.

Steinberg, Lucien
D810.J4 S7613 Check availability
Not as a Lamb: The Jews against Hitler
Far from submitting helplessly to their horrific fate, many Jews did fight back. And far from defending only themselves and their families, they made a substantial contribution to the European Resistance movements which prepared the ground for the defeat of Nazism.

Streissguth, Thomas
D804.66.W35 S77 2002 Check availability
Raoul Wallenberg: Swedish Diplomat and Humanitarian (Holocaust Biographies)
Gr. 6-8
Traces the life of the Swedish diplomat who saved Hungarian Jews during World War II and mysteriously disappeared after the Russians occupied Budapest.

Suhl, Yuri
PZ7.S9445 Un Check availability
Uncle Misha's Partisans
Gr. 5-8
During World War II in the Ukraine, an orphaned Jewish boy joins a band of partisans who give him an important assignment against the Nazis.

Syrkin, Marie
Call # Check availability
Blessed is the Match: The Story of Jewish Resistance
A book on the Jewish resistance movement.

Talbott, Hudson
D804.66.P747 2000 Check availability
Forging Freedom: A True Story of Heroism during the Holocaust
Gr. 4-7
Chronicles the brave exploits of Jaap Penraat, a young Dutch man, who risked his life during World War II to save the lives of over 400 Jews.
This website contains discussion questions for the book provided by the author.

Thompson, Bruce
D804.66.S38 O75 2002 Check availability
Oskar Schindler (People Who Made History)
Gr. 8 and Up
Explores the life and deeds of Oskar Schindler through introductory material on the Holocaust, and through a collection of articles, survivor stories, and reviews of the motion picture "Schindler's List."

Werstein, Irving

D802.D4 W4 Check availability
That Denmark Might Live: The Saga of the Danish Resistance in World War II
Gr. 4-8
Describes Danish contributions to World War II's Allied cause through such resistance activities as rescue and evacuation of Danish Jews, sabotage of armament factories, shortwave communication with London, illegal press, and recovery of arms, radios, and supplies.

Zullo, Allan
D804.34.Z85 2005 Check availability
Heroes of the Holocaust: True Stories of Rescues by Teens
Gr. 4-6
Maria Andzelm was a Catholic teenager whose family took in two Jewish men in Nazi-occupied Poland and hid them under their barn floor. She brought them food and books, but they were caught and paid a terrible price. Maria's stirring story is one of five featured in this important book of young people putting their lives on the line for others.

Zullo, Allan
D802.A2 Z85 2012 Check Availability
We Fought Back: Teen Resisters of the Holocaust
These and other Jewish young people took on incredible risks to fight back against the Nazis in World War II.

Audiovisual Resources:


Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands
PBS Home Video
DS135.A68 A46 2010 Check availability
Rated: TV-PG
Looks at the reaction of the Arab people to the Holocaust in North Africa where thousands of Jews were forced into labor camps.
Run time: 60 minutes
This link leads to the documentary's companion website that includes an online version of the film, educational resources, stories from the documentary, a timeline, a map, and more.

Bielski Brothers: Jerusalem in the Woods, The
Nostomania Productions for the History Channel
DS135.B383 A13 2009 Check availability
Not Rated
Chronicles the rescue efforts of Jewish partisans who fought against the Nazis in the on the Polish-Russian border.
Run time: 47 minutes

Boy Who Dared: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth, The
Listening Library (audiobook)
PZ7.B2844 Boy 2008b Check availability
Gr. 6 and Up
In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hèubener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.
Run time: 252 minutes
This site offers a book talk as well as a discussion guide that includes common german vocabulary associated with this time period, descriptions of how setting, characters and plot affect the narrative and a selection of passages for a reader's theater of the story. It also includes secions on understanding German propaganda and political ideologies.

Children of Chabannes, The
Perennial Pictures Inc. and Wetherell & Associates and New Video Group
D804.48.C45 2005 Check availability
Not Rated
From 1939 to 1942, the French village of Chabannes rescued 400 Jewish children from the advancing Germans.
Run time: 93 minutes

Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Not Rated
Includes 2 DVDs, one instructs how to organize a National Days of Remembrance event, the other film clips to show -- including "Voices of Rescue from the Holocaust.
Run time: over 80 minutes

Courage to Care
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
D810.J4 C682 1986 (VHS) Check Availability
Not Rated
Documentary describes those individuals who knowingly risked their lives during the Holocaust to aid Jews.
Run time: 29 minutes

Day in October, A
Tango Entertainment
PN1997.D39 2005 Check availability
Rated: PG-13
This compelling suspense drama follows the underground war-time evacuation of the Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark to neutral Sweden. The Jewish Kublitz family lives quietly and comfortably in Copenhagen until a wounded Gentile resistance fighter, Niels is saved from death by young Sarah Kublitz who gives him shelter in the Kublitz home. Sarah and Niels fall in love as the Resistance learns of the Nazis plan to arrest Jews. Sarah's father, who works as a bookkeeper in a Nazi arms factory, must face some tough moral choices.
Run time: 97 minutes

Defiance
Paramount Home Entertainment
PN1997.2.D4453 2009 Check availability
Rated: R
Chronicles the rescue efforts of Jewish partisans led by the Bielski Brothers, who fought against the Nazis in the on the Polish-Russian border.
Run time: 136 minutes
This website focus on the Jewish Partisans of Europe who resisted the Nazis during World War II and includes teacher resources such as lesson plans and study guides. It also contains a page with educational resources on the Bielski Partisans and the Paramount film.

Divided We Fall
Sony Pictures Classics
PN1997.D4985 2001 Check availability
Not Rated
In a war torn Czechoslovakian village, one couple decides to hide a young Jewish neighbor in their home.
Run time: 122 minutes

Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg, A Passion Taken from Reality
First Run Features
PN1997.G5644 2002 Check availability
Not Rated
Story of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish businessman who helped 60,000 people in Budapest's Jewish ghetto.
Run time: 114 minutes

Heroes of the Holocaust: Tales of Resistance and Survival
A&E Home Video
D804.65 H47 2008 Check availability
Not Rated
A look at the ordinary men and women who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust.
Run time: 300 minutes (2 disc set)

Hidden Child, The
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2006, PBS Home Video
D804.6.H53 2007 Check availability
Rated: TV-PG
Chronicles the wartime experiences of Dahme, one of an estimated 5,000 Jewish children hidden from the Nazis by righteous gentiles in the Netherlands.
Run time: 60 minutes

Only Way, The
VCI Entertainment
D804.6.O54 2010z Check availability
Rated: G
A Jewish family try to escape from Denmark before the German occupation of 1940.
Run time: 86 minutes

Partisans of Vilna: The Songs of World War II Jewish Resistance
Flying Fish Records (audio recording)
M1850.C667 2000 Check availability
A selection of songs of World War II Jewish Resistance.
Run time: 34 minutes

Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples
Paramount Pictures
PN6120.H73 C6 1998 Check availability
Rated: PG
Two true stories about couples who help save victims of the Holocaust. The first story is about a Dutch couple who place their own family in peril by giving lodging to many Jews in their house. The second is about a childless couple who take care of eighty boys in a school, most of them Jews.
Run time: 109 minutes

Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families
Paramount Pictures
PN6120.H73 F3 1998 Check availability
Rated: PG-13
Two true stories about families who help save victims of the Holocaust. The first story is about 18-year-old Melvina who aids others escape from a Jewish ghetto. The second is about Adolf Althoff, a German circus owner who hides many Jews in the circus, thus saving them from the Nazis.
Run time: 105 minutes

Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women
Paramount Pictures
PN1995.9.W6 R483 1998 Check availability
Rated: PG-13
Two true stories about women who helped save victims of the Holocaust. The first story is about a Polish nanny who refuses to abandon her adoptive Jewish family and raises her orphan charge as her own. The second story is about a Frenchwoman who becomes a messenger and smuggler for the local Catholic Bishop, falsifies documents for Jewish orphan children, and rescues a Jewish couple injured when making a desperate leap from a moving boxcar.
Run time: 107 minutes

Rosenstrasse
Samuel Goldwyn Films, Studio Hamburg Letterbox Filmproduktion and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
PN1997.2 .R67 2004 Check availability
Rated: PG-13
After the death of her father, a young woman investigates the truth of her mother's life during World War II, where she was part of a group of Aryan women forced to live apart from their Jewish husbands.
Run time: 136 minutes

Schindler's List.

Secret Lives: Hidden Children and their Rescuers during WWII
Wellspring
D804.48.S43 2004 Check availability
Not Rated
This emotionally stirring documentary tells the stories of Jewish children hidden from the Nazis in extraordinary acts of kindness by non-Jews.
Run time: 72 minutes

Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness
Dentsu Inc., Creative Production Group, LLC and WGBH Boston Video
D804.66.S84 S85 2005 Check availability
Not Rated
This historical documentary tells the remarkable story of Japanese diplomat, Chiune Sugihara and the Jewish refugees that he helped to save from the Nazis.
Run time: 85 minutes

Tamar
Candlewick Audio (audiobook)
PZ7.P3564 Tam 2008 Check availability
Gr. 9 and Up
After her grandfather commits suicide, Tamar inherits a box with a series of clues and coded messages which leads her to another Tamar, a World War II British spy, involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland some fifty years before.
Run time: 729 minutes

Unlikely Heroes
Moriah Films
D804.3.U55 2007 Check availability
Not Rated
Highlights previously unknown stories of extraordinary men and women who exemplified courage and human dignity during the Holocaust.
Run time: 120 min

Uprising
Avnet/Kerner Productions and Warner Home Video
DS135.P62 U67 2001 Check availability
Not Rated
The Nazis meet stiff resistance when they try to deport the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Run time: 177 minutes (2 disc set)

Varian's War
Showtime in association with Barwood Films and Ardent Productions
PN1992.8.F5 V37 2002 Check availability
Not Rated
The story of Varian Fry. During World War II, he constructed an elaborate underground rescue network saving some of the most influential figures of that era, including painter Marc Chagall.
Run time: 121 minutes

Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg?
A & E Television Networks
D809.S8 W43 2002 Check availability
Not Rated
A & E follows the trails uncovered by Raoul Wallenberg's family, researchers, and government in the search for the truth.
Run time: 50 minutes

Articles & Websites:


Ernst Leitz
Leica FAQ
Weblinks to information about Ernst Leitz and the Leica Corporation, who treated their workforce reasonably well during World War II and helped smuggle many Jews (and others) out of Nazi Germany.

The Righteous Among the Nations
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/righteous/index.asp
Hosted by Yad Vashem, this website includes rescue stories, photos, and information about the Righteous Among the Nations -- including a list of names by country of origin.

Varian Fry
http://www.varianfry.org/
"Dedicated to exploring and communicating the American experience of the Holocaust"
Especially Documentary Short titled "Not Idly By" by Pierre Sauvage (2009)