Artemis Joukowsky III campaigned vigorously to have his grandparents, Waitstill and Martha Sharp, recognized for their efforts to save hundreds of people from Nazis. Joukowsky was joined in his quest by Rosemarie Feigl, whom Martha Sharp helped save.

Deeds earn place among the righteous

Wellesley couple helped hundreds flee Nazi regime during Holocaust

By Joseph P. Kahn
Globe Staff / December 12, 2005

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In February 1939, a young Wellesley couple embarked on a mission that would alter their lives and thousands of others. The Rev. Waitstill Sharp, 37, a Unitarian minister, and his wife, Martha, 33, set aside personal concerns for a vastly more urgent cause. Leaving their two young children behind, they arrived in Czechoslovakia a month before the German occupation and ... (Full article: 1910 words)

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