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Japanese diplomat’s son finds forged ‘visas for life’ in Lithuanian archives

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The youngest son of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, discovered in the Lithuanian Central State Archives (LCSA) that some of the so-called “visas for life” issued by his father were forgeries. Nobuki Sugihara, who visited the archives in Vilnius last week, found out that the seals and signatures on some visas issued by his father and Jan Zwartendijk, the Netherlands’ honorary consul…