This Woman's Bravery In World War II Wasn't Known For Almost 50 Years

Anna Stupnicka-Bando risked her life as a teen to save another girl during World War II. Her heroism wasn't learned until nearly half a century later.
Posted at 3:54 PM, May 22, 2018

The punishment for helping a Jew during World War II was not only death for the person helping but also death for that person's entire family. Yet Janina Stupnicka and her daughter Anna decided the risk was worth it. They saved countless Jewish people through forged documents and hid a teenage girl in their home during the war.