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Sir Nicholas Winton: 'Britain's Schindler' dies aged 106

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Tributes have poured in for Sir Nicholas Winton, who was called "Britain's Schindler" for saving the lives of Jewish children during the Holocaust, after he died aged 106. Winton organised eight trains to carry 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to London in 1939, fearing they would otherwise be sent to concentration camps. He also helped to find foster families for the children once they arrived in England, but did not reveal his astonishing bravery for half a century, even to wife.