Hannah Senesh.

Hannah Senesh, heroine of Israel. Her mission: secretly parachute into Nazi Europe to rescue Hungarian Jews before the Nazis could send them to gas chambers in Auschwitz-Birkenau. On March 14, 1944, 22-year-old Hannah Senesh and a small unit of Jewish paratroopers volunteering with British Forces parachuted into Yugoslavia where they […]

Meet Hannah Senesh.

Meet Hannah Senesh. A Jew, a feminist, a paratrooper, and above all else, an individual whose story exemplifies bravery & courage. In 1944, Senesh parachuted into Yugoslavia as part of a group of paratroopers whose mission was to rescue Hungarian Jews about to be deported to Auschwitz. As she crossed […]

Meet Hannah Senesh. A Jew, a feminist, a paratrooper, and above all else, an individual whose story exemplifies bravery & courage.

In 1944, Senesh parachuted into Yugoslavia as part of a group of paratroopers whose mission was to rescue Hungarian Jews about to be deported to Auschwitz. As she crossed the border into Hungary, Senesh was caught and imprisoned. Despite being kept under inhumane conditions, she refused to betray her cause. […]