Tibor ("Ted") Rubin. Ted Rubin survived two years in the Nazi concentration camp Mauthausen. He came to America and enlisted in the U.S. Army at the start of the Korean War. Captured, he survived more than two years in a Chinese prison camp and is credited with saving the lives of scores of American POWS by using the survival skills he learned in Mauthausen. Last month, half a century after his heroic actions in Korea, President Bush awarded Mr. Rubin America's highest military award for his actions in Korea.
Paul Dadge. One of the heroes of the London Underground terrorist attacks that killed fifty-two people, Paul, a former firefighter, played a critical role in helping those wounded in the suicide bombings. The photograph of Paul Dadge, with his arms around Davinia Turrell ("The Woman in the Mask"), became the iconic image of the July 7th attacks capturing the courage and compassion of the British people in the face of the suicide bombings.
Jim Hood. As Mississippi's Attorney General, Jim Hood reopened the case against Edgar Ray Killen, the Ku Klux Klan recruiter who organized the murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner. Hood led the team that prosecuted Killen, and, forty years after the killings of the three civil rights workers, a jury convicted Killen for the 1964 murders.
Mohammed Odeh Al-Rehaief. An Iraqi attorney, Mohammed al-Rehaief risked his life to help the United States armed forces rescue prisoner of war Jessica Lynch from a hospital in Nasiriyah.
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