American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the freedom riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d bear the brunt of the violent crowd’s aggression.
PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also famously escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with.
Quanah Parker was the last Chief of the Commanches. He was never captured by the Army, but decided to surrender and lead his tribe into the white man's culture, only when he saw that there was no alternative - Native American