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December 23rd, 2020
During the Soviet offensive of 1945, Father Brunon Bludau and his sister sought refuge in the village Zdrój, captured by Soviets, on February 2, 1945. All residents were marched to nearby Lechowo, where Father Bludau was bound and beaten. Transported to Wystruć transit camp, his sister perished. Shipped via cattle car to the Ural mountains, he died in a slave labor gulag, on May 5, 1945.
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THERESA MARIE MOREAU is an award-winning reporter who covers Catholicism and Communism.