LJUBLJANA (VINnews) – Some 100 Israeli soldiers participated in a parachuting jump in Central Europe as part of a weeklong educational trip in honor of the 100th birthday of the Hungarian-born soldier and poet Hannah Senesh, who was captured and killed by the Nazis after she parachuted into Hungary during World War II.
Moving footage of 100 IDF paratroopers parachuting into Slovenia on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hannah Senesh. The delegation is in Europe as part of “Lightning of the Heavens”, named her famous poem pic.twitter.com/d0p3RjyVqU
— Anna Ahronheim (@AAhronheim) July 20, 2021
Today would have marked Jewish heroine Hannah Senesh's 100th birthday. In 1944, while on a secret mission to rescue Jews from Hungary, she was arrested by the Nazis and tortured repeatedly. She refused to reveal any information. On November 7, 1944, she was executed at age 23. pic.twitter.com/8b1JxmcKiU
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