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Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 103rd birthday

On May 19, 2012, Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 103rd birthday. Sir Nicholas saved 669 children, most of them Jews, from the Nazis by organising a total of eight trains from Prague to London. He also helped to find foster families for the refugees. In WWII he fought as a RAF officer. Sir Nicholas celebrated his birthday with family, friends and some of the "Winton Children".


Ambassador Michael Žantovský presents Sir Nicholas with a home-made birthday cake.