The Giro d'Italia's Secret Holocaust Hero and Cycling Champ

During WWII, record-breaking Italian cyclist Gino Bartali used his bicycle to smuggle forged documents, saving 800 Jews from death.


Bartali’s brave act of defiance against the Nazis made him a hero and inspired the prestigious Giro d’Italia 2018 bike race to begin in Israel this May, the first time the race has opened outside Europe.

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(1) Aliza Nikayin, May 3, 2018 8:53 PM

Another hero and another inspiration

An amazing story , thank you for enlightening us with all these amazing stories.

 

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