Medals awarded to the 'British Schindler' who saved the lives of 10,000 Jews sold for £4,000.

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Pictured: Major Frank Foley's medals (from left) The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael & St. George, C.M.G. Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Norway, Kingdom, Order of St. Olav, Badge, silver-gilt and enamel<br />
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Medals awarded to the 'British Schindler' who saved the lives of 10,000 Jews in the run up to the Second World War have sold for £4,000.<br />
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Major Frank Foley was an undercover spy at the British Embassy passport office in Berlin after the Nazis took power in 1933.<br />
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He hid Jews in his home at risk of death and bent immigration rules to issue thousands of visas to get them out of the country.<br />
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They would otherwise have been murdered during the Holocaust, which claimed six million lives between 1942 and 1945.