The Incredible Salvadoran Plot That Saved Thousands of Jews During the Holocaust

Two men – one a diplomat from El Salvador, the other a Romanian-Jewish businessman – hatched a plan that kept many Jews out of Auschwitz, yet their story is only known today thanks to a Central American beauty pageant in the 1970s

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Jos Arturo Castellanos and George Mantello were not a pair one might have imagined teaming up to outsmart both the genocidal Nazis and an indifferent world. Yet once circumstances brought the two men together...