Thursday, 17 October 2013

Previously Unrecognized Leader of Sobibor Death Camp Revolt Honoured

FSWC Reports:

From AFP via

Russia and Poland on Monday marked the 70th anniversary of a revolt at the Sobibor death camp led by a Red Army officer, the biggest and most successful prisoner escape under the Nazi regime.

Ahead of the anniversary, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the defense ministry to come up with a plan to "immortalize the memory of heroes who raised a revolt" at the extermination camp in occupied Poland on October 14, 1943.

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