Hugh O'Flaherty was born in 1898 in the city of Kiskeam in Ireland.
He was the first of four children.
His mom and dad were James and Margaret O'Flaherty.
Hugh O'Flaherty finished theology in one year.
Adolf Hitler is one of the most notorious villians of all-time.
Adolf Hitler obviously had one of the biggest roles in WWII. If not the biggest role.
Hugh O'Flaherty saved 6,500 prisoners from Hitler's wrath.
Hugh O'Flaherty went into concentration camps all over Germany.
Nuns, brothers, and sisters all helped Hugh O'Flaherty's efforts.
Hundreds of thousands died in concentration camps just like these. Hugh O'Flaherty shows his bravery by running into these camps to save innocent lives.
These people didn't deserve to die. Just by proclaiming their religion, they lost their lives.
Hugh O'Flaherty couldn't save them all, and sadly 1,600 people were deported to death camps.
Hugh O'Flaherty was a brave and courageous person that saved the lives of thousands of people. He earned medals for his efforts in WWII. These medals include Commander of the British Empire and the US Medal of Freedom.