23 Jul 1953
  • Nikolaus von Falkenhorst was released from imprisonment due to health reasons. ww2dbase [Nikolaus von Falkenhorst | CPC]
  • The People's Republic of Poland sentenced J├╝rgen Stroop to death by hanging for the brutal suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 and other crimes. ww2dbase [J├╝rgen Stroop | Warsaw | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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