Death of Ivan Vranetic

1927 - February 1, 2010
Tel Aviv, Israel

Yugoslav partisan who saved Jews in Holocaust dies at 84
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Ivan Vranetic, a Yugoslav partisan who saved Jews during the Holocaust and went on to head the organization that honors non-Jews who saved Jews from the Nazis, has died in Israel. He was 84.

Israel's Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem recognized Vranetic in 1970 as a "Righteous Among the Nations" for helping Jews find hiding places in Croatia during World War II.

Vranetic, who was nicknamed Ivica, later moved to Israel and married one...

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