"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.
istvan reiner, before he was killed in auschwitz . other inmates convinced his mother to give him to his grandmother and go through selection alone . she was chosen for forced labor and survived the war . istvan and his grandmother were gassed