The White Bus Rescue Action

How a jar of potato salad led to the rescue of 15,500 holocaust Victims

45 minutes multimedia presentation.

Hear the stories of ordinary heroes who created a life-changing outcome for thousands of humans in need resulting in the rescue of thousands of Holocaust victims.

The Swedish Red Cross White Bus Rescue Action took place in March and April of 1945. It was the most extensive rescue action of Holocaust victims in the Nazi-occupied territory during World War II.

Led by Swedish Count Folke Bernadotte, the mission became known for its distinctive white buses rescuing prisoners directly from Concentrations camps and bringing them to Sweden.