OSCAR SCHINDLER WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1908

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Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was an ethnic German
industrialist credited with saving the lives of almost 1,200 Jews during the
Holocaust of  World War ll by Nazi Germany. Oskar employed them in his
enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in what is now
Poland and the Czech Republic. He is the subject of the novel Schindler’s Ark
(1982) by Australian author Thomas Keneally , and the 1993 Steven Spielberg
film Schindler’s List.

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Oskar Schindler (center) with some of his Jewish workers at the Krakow
enamel factory around 1943

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Liam Neeson (top) and Ralph Fiennes star in the Steven Spielberg film

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