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.
925 Lithuanian citizen were recognized as Righteous Among the Nations (December 01, 2022 data). They may be found in the list of Righteous Among the Nations.
1663 rescuers of Jews were awarded with Life Saviour’s Cross (September 26, 2023 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 1821.
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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