Don't miss the "Fronteira da Paz Museum" when you are in #Portugal

Preview the guided tour of the "Fronteira da Paz Museum" - Vilar Formoso, Portugal.

Learn the destinies of refugees who fled Belgium and France in the thousands to find safe haven from Nazi terror in Portugal in 1940.

BUY My Sister's Eyes: A Family Chronicle of Rescue and Loss During World War II at their museum shop or the Sousa Mendes Foundation's store to learn of the Krakowiak family's rescue by Aristides de Sousa Mendes.

 Yvonne Krakowiak's Minho yarn doll on display at the Fronteira da Paz Museum in Vilar Formoso, Portugal.  Picture above: Alberto Malafaia, Hala and Ignas Krakowiak with the automobile the Krakowiaks drove to safety (c. 1940-41). Pictured below: Hala and Ignas seated in front of their barrack at Gibraltar Camp, Kingston, Jamaica, where the couple found refuge after they were evacuated from Portugal on January 24, 1942.   

Yvonne Krakowiak's Minho yarn doll on display at the Fronteira da Paz Museum in Vilar Formoso, Portugal.  Picture above: Alberto Malafaia, Hala and Ignas Krakowiak with the automobile the Krakowiaks drove to safety (c. 1940-41). Pictured below: Hala and Ignas seated in front of their barrack at Gibraltar Camp, Kingston, Jamaica, where the couple found refuge after they were evacuated from Portugal on January 24, 1942.