A friend shared this "The Deaf Princess Who Saved Jews from the Holocaust"

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This was a very interesting story that is on YouTube at The Deaf Princess Who Saved Jews from the Holocaust. I hadn't heard this before.

WikiTree profile: Alice of Greece
in The Tree House by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (402k points)
retagged by Maggie N.
That was an amazing story. Stuff I didn’t know about Prince Philip’s mother,
Just noticed this, I added link to her profile.

She is one of the very few to have been awarded the relatively new award of ' British Hero of the Holocaust' https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Hero_of_the_Holocaust  (several other unsung an heros and heroines on that list) 

Edit noticed that her profile does mention it but theres no category for it.

Her profile does have the Righteous Among the Nations categories, however.
Her  daughters married Germans, but when the Germans invaded Greece a high ranking German officer aked her what he could do for her she said to him to get his troops out of her country Greece. For some strange reason the brother-in-laws of Prince Phillip were not invited to his wedding to Queen Elizabeth II, his mother was though.
Most of Philips sisters were married to Nazis. Of course they were not invited to the wedding.

ok difference in translations of English in different countries, I knew the reason why they were not being invited, the brother in laws being German, were not welcome at a British Royal wedding just after WWII.   if the reason is obvious, we sometimes say things like for some strange reason, instead of stating the obvious.  I am usually careful in writing in wikitree, because I know that other people in other countries just don't get my countries sense of humor, and can easily misunderstand.

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Anyone who watches "The Crown" will know about Alice. What an amazing woman to overcome her illnesses, her deafness, husband's infidelity, and many trials in her life. 

http://Prince Charles visits Jerusalem tomb of his grandmother who saved Jews in WWII

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