The Night of the Murdered Poets

Lubianika Prison, Moscow, 12 August 1952

Moshe Forman
Aug 23, 2019 · 2 min read
Stalin. Wikipedia Commons

“I was ready to confess that I was the pope’s own nephew and that I was acting on his direct personal orders’ — Yoseph Yuzefovich, describing his torture to the Soviet Military Court. He was executed on 12 August 1952 along with twelve other Jewish poets and intellectuals

Lubianika Prison, Moscow, USSR…