Librescu, an Israeli engineering and math lecturer who survived the Nazi killings and later escaped from Communist Romania, was one of several foreign victims of Monday's shootings, which coincided with Israel's Holocaust remembrance day." type="hidden"> Israel's Holocaust remembrance day.He blocked the door and told his students to flee when he knew that there was a gunman in the hall killing people in VT's Norris Hall.
Shephard Smith of Fox News commented today on air (close paraphrase):
How many life lessons had this Holocaust survivor already given his students? And then he gave them one more, laying down his life so that they could escape this horror.