Found this link earlier…. don’t know where they got it. But there is quite a lot of info on her, easily available with a quick google search.

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler  recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a  plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants  in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap  sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the  back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out  of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the  barking covered the kids’ and infants’ noises. Irena managed to smuggle  out and save 2500 children. She eventually was caught, and the Nazis  broke both her legs, arms and beat her severely. Irena kept a record of  the names of all the kids she smuggled out and kept them in a glass jar  buried under a tree in her backyard. After the war, she tried to locate  any parents that may have survived and reunited some of the families.  Most had been killed. She helped those children get placement into  foster family homes or adopted…

Found this link earlier…. don’t know where they got it. But there is quite a lot of info on her, easily available with a quick google search.

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the barking covered the kids’ and infants’ noises. Irena managed to smuggle out and save 2500 children. She eventually was caught, and the Nazis broke both her legs, arms and beat her severely. Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she smuggled out and kept them in a glass jar buried under a tree in her backyard. After the war, she tried to locate any parents that may have survived and reunited some of the families. Most had been killed. She helped those children get placement into foster family homes or adopted…