Righteous Among the Nations

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Streets in Bad Köstritz, Gotha and Berlin and a parish center in Eisenach have been named in memory of Werner Sylten. Memorials and commemorative plaques in Berlin-Wendenschloss, in the former euthanasia center of Hartheim Castle near Linz and in the Brandenburg cathedral chapter additionally commemorate him. Yad Vashem Remembrance Authority in Israel honored him as Righteous among the Nations on October 16, 1979 for his role in saving people under the Nazi regime.

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  • © Private collection of Walter Sylten, Berlin