50 Children

The Unlikeliest Rescue Mission

‘50 Children’ documents the improbable Shoah story of Philadelphia’s Eleanor and Gilbert Kraus.

03/28/2013
Staff Writer

Growing up in the 1960s in New York City and Connecticut, Liz Perle, who later worked in the publishing industry here, heard some vague stories about her grandparents’ exploits in Europe the year before World War II broke out.

Robert Braun, right, now 84, one of the children saved by the Krauses. Photo courtesy HBO
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