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Viedt, Horst

Date of birth:
November 7th, 1921 (Geestmünde-Wulsdorf, Germany)
Date of death:
(Breslau, Germany)
Buried on:
Soviet War Cemetery Wroclaw
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


Former Wehrmacht Leutnant Horst Viedt lead a sabotage unit of 75 German anti-fascists through the German frontline at Festung Breslau on 5 May 1945. This secret operation ended in a failure and the death of 10 saboteurs, including Viedt himself.

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