The commemorative sign “Escape from Hell”, dedicated to the feat of 10 prisoners of a secret fascist concentration camp, is now open in the Novobelitsky district of Gomel. The head of the ideological work department of the regional administration Vladimir Kozyrev told BelTA.
This is a monument to ten prisoners, among whom Homeland Vladimir Nemchenko, who was taken to the secret concentration camp KC-4 on the German island of Usedom, where FAU-2 missile tests were conducted. Young people managed to escape by capturing a German plane. During the war nine of them died. This story is described in the book “Flight from Nazi captivity” about her two films were shot.
The grandson of one of the dead prisoners for his own money for the 65th anniversary of the Great Victory made ten such monuments, which are now being installed in the homeland of the heroes in the framework of the “Alley of Russian Glory” project. Nine of them – in the countries of the former USSR, including in Gomel, one – in Germany.
The sign represents a stele bearing the inscription “Escape from Hell”, the names of the heroes, the plane and the tower of the fascist concentration camp.
Deputy Head of the Administration of the Krasnodar Region in Belarus Oleg Davydyuk, as well as relatives of Vladimir Nemchenko, who died in 1945, took part in the opening ceremony of the memorial sign.