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[EN] Eberhard Helmrich was assigned in 1941 as chief economic officer for the Drohobycz area in Galicia. He protected Poles from persecution and saved the lives of many Jews from extermination. Yad Vashem recognized him as a Righteous Among the Nations.
In the same house with him lived his Polish driver, Jan Wojnar, with his family. Jan Wojnar was not only informed about Helmrich’s rescue activities, but also took an active part in them. He drove Jews to the border at his own risk so that they could flee. He undertook these trips accompanied by Helmrich or alone.

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