For most, the idea of Jewish resistance or defiance during the Holocaust is limited to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and a few isolated acts throughout WWII. "Unlikely Heroes", narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley, highlights 7 previously unknown stories of extraordinary men and women who exemplified the highest levels of courage and human dignity during the most desperate days of the Holocaust.
Did You Know?
Of the 7 true stories told in this film, one of them is about the life of actor Robert Clary
, best known for playing the role of LeBeau in the TV show Hogan's Heroes
(1965). See more
Himself, chairman, World Jewish Congress
I know of no one else who did what he did. I can't explain because he didn't explain what it was that got him to continue to do it. He said that persons don't behave in a courageous manner unless they have something irresponsible in their behavior pattern. What he called irresponsible, I call courageous.