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Szenes, Hannah (also Hannah Senesh, Chana Szenes)

Born: 1921 AD
Died: 1944 AD, at 23 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
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Hungarian author, soldier, Zionist, and resistance leader in World War II

 

immigrated to Palestine 1939

 

parachuted into Yugoslavia 1944 to help organize Jewish resistance to Nazis

 

crossed border into Hungary, but captured and executed


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