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Name of German surgeon awarded Iron Cross in 1941 who served on Crete?

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2014-10-07 02:15:37

In the midst of heavy Soviet shelling, Major Leo Skurnik, a

district doctor, organized the evacuation of a field hospital on

the Finnish-Russian border. He saved the lives of more than 600

men, including members of the SS. Uniquely so, he was a Jewish


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