Rescue by Country


This page is a summary of rescue activities by country.  This includes information about all rescue within the country.  It includes rescue by individuals, organizations and networks.  The individuals are both government officials and private citizens.  This list also includes foreign service officials and diplomats who rescued Jews, both within the country and working at their consulates and embassies in other countries.  We also list, as a separate category, rescue by churches and church organizations.  (This includes laypeople and cooperating non-religious organizations.)

For a list of diplomats who rescued Jews by country, click here.

For a list of churches and clergy who rescued Jews, organized alphabetically and by country, click here.


Austria - NEW

Belgium - New

China - NEW

Czechoslovakia - New


Finland - NEW


Germany - NEW

Greece - New

Hungary - NEW

Italy - New

Lithuania - New

Mexico - New

Netherlands - New

Norway - New

Poland - New

Portugal - New

Red Cross - New

Romania - NEW

Slovakia - New

Spain - New

Sweden - New

Switzerland - New

Turkey - New

United States of America

Vatican - NEW