Monday, July 24, 2017

Pencil sketch of an anti Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao


 He was from the family of working class and while still at learning as a metal worker he joined Young communist league of Germany. And rose to be the leader of Berlin . In 1933 ..34 he. Became the secretary of communist party of Germany . He was arrested by authorities and put iI n concentration Camps and was released in 1939. He again went back to resistance activities against Nazis. He encouraged strikes and unrest in munition factories and he was arrested after the failure of 20 July 1944 plot against Hitler. He was tried by people's court and sentenced to death on 5 sept 1944. He was executed on 18 sept 1944 at Bradenburg. Goerden prison. He has been honoured by naming streets and releasing postal stamp in his memory after the war

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