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How I saved children from the Nazis

Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, has died aged 106.

Sir Nicholas, then a stockbroker, arranged for trains to carry Jewish children out of occupied Prague and for foster families to meet them in London.

In an interview with BBC HARDtalk in November 2014, he spoke about the difficulties of bringing hundreds of unaccompanied children into the country.

You can see the interview in full at 20:30 BST on Thursday 2 July on the BBC News Channel and at 19:30 GMT on BBC World News. Teh programme can also be seen on BBC World News on Friday 3 July at 03:30, 08:30 and 19:30 GMT.

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