Gilberto Bosques Saldívar, the 'Mexican Schindler,' is honored by the Anti-Defamation League

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The non-Jewish diplomat in France saved tens of thousands during the Holocaust and spent a year as a Nazi captive.

Gilberto Bosques Saldívar has never been the subject of a major motion picture by Steven Spielberg. American history books seldom, if ever, mention his name, and he does not have his own Wikipedia page, in Spanish or English.

But the former Mexican diplomat, stationed in France during World War II, helped save as many as 40,000 Jews and other refugees from Nazi persecution.

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