1 Reply ・ Started by egastfriend at 2018-10-16 13:00:45 UTC ・ Last reply by jarmanso7 at 2018-12-06 00:06:57 UTC This is a discussion about 窮鳥懐に入れば猟師も殺さず Sugihara Chiune / 杉原 千畝 This kotowaza is said to have inspired Sugihara Chiune, Vice Consul for Japan in Lithuania during WWII, to save the lives of six thousand Jews during the Holocaust by issuing visas. I wish both the saying and this righteous man could be more widely known. See: https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/chiune-sugihara jarmanso7 at 2018-12-06 00:06:57 UTC There is a movie about Sugihara's story, actually. I recommend it. Log in to reply.