Rescuers of Jews

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The information about awarded rescuers of Jews and the people rescued by them is presented in this chapter.
917 citizens of Lithuania were recognized as Righteous Among the Nations (June 23, 2020 data). They may be found in the list of Righteous Among the Nations.
1551 rescuers of Jews were awarded with Life Saviour’s Cross (September 21, 2020 data).
The Lithuanian Republic President's Decrees were included in the chapter "The Life Saviour’s Cross".
The majority of Jews rescuers considered as Righteous Among the Nations in the memorial institution Yad Vashem in Jerusalem were awarded also with Life Saviour’s Cross – the Lithuanian State award. The general number of the Jews rescuers presented in this chapter – is 1719.
The textual, documental and illustrative information about the noble rescuers of Jews is collected in the special chapter "The Names that Everyone has to Know". The 20 stands' exposition "The Rescued Lithuanian Jewish Child Tells About Shoah" is dedicated to these people.
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