TIL: Giuseppe Jona (renowned physician) of Venice was demanded by the Nazi’s to hand over a list of all Jews that lived there, which he possessed. On the day of the handover, he burned the list, then killed himself. His actions resulted in only 243 deported Jews and approx. 1,200 saved.

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