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April 13, 2005
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A German military officer who was known as the “Nazi who saved Jews” was honored Monday by Yad Vashem. Maj. Karl Plagge was named a Righteous Gentile in the posthumous ceremony at the Jerusalem Holocaust memorial for saving hundreds of Jews during World War II, the Associated Press reported. Plagge served as a Nazi officer in Lithuania from 1941 to 1944.

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