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Survivor of 1943 Uprising in Sobibor Located in Russia, Warsaw ‘folkstimme’ Reports

The Warsaw Yiddish newspaper Folkstimme reported today that a survivor of the 1943 uprising in the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor, in occupied Poland, has been located in Pinsk, Soviet Byelorussian Republic. The man, identified as Nahum Plotnitzki, is one of a handful of participants in the death camp revolt who survived.

Field Marshal Marian Spichalski, President of the Polish Republic, has returned from an official visit to Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi Government, it was reported from Warsaw today. According to a joint communique, his trip to Iraq was a “courtesy visit.” Marshal Spichalski, whose official title is Chairman of the State Council, was known to be friendly toward Israel prior to the June, 1967 Arab-Israeli war.