But by virtue of the foresight, humanity and sheer bloody-mindedness of a
young British stockbroking clerk called Nicholas Winton, 669 Jewish children
were saved from the clutches of the Nazis.
On Friday, 22 of them were renited with their 100-year-old saviour – now Sir
Nicholas – who has come to be known as the 'British Schindler'.
A steam engine specially requisitioned to re-enact the last