Tags: Ukraine

My Name Is Sara

The film is based on the true story of 13-year-old Sara Goralnik who hid in plain sight during the Holocaust, passing as an Orthodox Christian in the Ukrainian countryside, where she was taken in by a farmer and his young wife.

Tatyana Markus: Hero of Ukraine

Tatyana Markus was only 19 years old when the Nazis invaded Ukraine and took control of Kiev. She joined the Underground Communist Resistance in Kiev with her father and boyfriend. She was responsible for dozens of Nazis' deaths, mostly all by herself. She was captured shortly before her 21st birthday and was tortured for 5 months by the Nazis until her death. She never gave them any information.