The Wiener Library Opens New Exhibition

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide in London formally opens a new exhibition today entitled "Rescues of the Holocaust: Remembering Raoul Wallenberg and Lives Saved."

The exhibition will be opened tonight by the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Ms. Nicola Clase.


Between 1944 and 1945, Raoul Wallenberg helped tens of thousands of Jews escape Nazi-occupied Hungary before he was detained by Soviet forces and eventually disappeared. To mark the 100th anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg's birth, The Wiener Library is hosting an exhibition that tells four extraordinary stories of rescue during the Holocaust.

In this exhibition The Wiener Library is showcasing the remarkable stories of rescue efforts undertaken to save lives imperiled by the Nazi regime.

The exhibition runs from Thursday, 4 October 2012 - Wednesday, 4 February 2013.  It is open Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-17:00 and Tuesdays from 10:00-19:30.  Admission is free.  More information can be found on The Wiener Library's website.