- Raoul (raʊl). 1912–?, Swedish diplomat, who helped (1944–45) thousands of Hungarian Jews to escape from the Nazis. After his arrest (1945) by the Soviets nothing is certainly known of him, despite claims that he is still alive he is presumed to have died in prison
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“Wallenberg arrived too late to Hungary to save your grandparents,” she told me—much to my surprise.In Syria, Europe & Boston, the Past Is Never Finished
May 11, 2013
A woman who was rescued by Wallenberg told her, “Unfortunately, Wallenberg arrived too late for your maternal grandparents.”
The very opposite of a diplomat tied up in red tape and protocol, Wallenberg was a man on a mission.
When one ploy failed, Wallenberg quickly tried something else.
The race was now between Wallenberg, the volunteer, and Eichmann, the seasoned killer.