|Nicholas Winton with one of the children he rescued in 1939|
A British man who saved hundreds of Jewish children from Czechoslovakia from the Nazi concentration camps in the Holocaust, has been nominated for the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize.
Winton had kept his heroic deed to himself for half a century. His pivotal role in the rescue operation was revealed in the late 1980s after his wife found a scrapbook documenting his work in their attic.There are debts that could never be paid.
Update: and it is impossible to overlook this emotionally loaded episode: