Statue of 'Purbeck Schindler Trevor Chadwick seen for first time - News Summed Up

Statue of 'Purbeck Schindler Trevor Chadwick seen for first time


A statue honouring an unsung British hero who helped save hundreds of children destined to die in Nazi concentration camps has been seen for the first time. Trevor Chadwick, nicknamed the 'Purbeck Schindler', helped Sir Nicholas Winton rescue 669 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia before the Second World War. Artist Moira Purver was commissioned last year to make a statue which would stand in Chadwick's home town of Swanage, in Dorset. Now, after months of work, she has finished her life-sized model, which shows Chadwick carrying a toddler and holding another child's hand. A statue honouring an unsung British hero who helped save hundreds of children destined to die in Nazi concentration camps has been seen for the first timeTrevor Chadwick, known as the 'Purbeck Schindler', helped Sir Nicholas Winton rescue 669 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia.


Source: Daily Mail May 04, 2021 11:56 UTC



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