A German Christian and schoolteacher, Abegg joined the Resistance against the Nazis and saved at least 80 Jews from certain death.
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Lithuanian Gentile Julija Vitkauskiene and her son sheltered and saved the four-year-old daughter of their Jewish friends and neighbors.
Anna Igumnova was a Russian chemist who helped save Slovakian Jews from the Nazis during World War II.
Karl Plagge was a member of the Nazi Party who disagreed with Germany's hatred of the Jews and who used his position of power to save more than 1,200 Jewish people during the Holocaust.
Jean Severin Lemaire was an evangelical pastor in France who, during World War II, risked his life and was sent to a concentration camp for helping Jews escape the Nazis.