Truth – Legends / The Gathering in Honor of the New Year

The year 1943 was signally marked by the serious defeats suffered by the Germans on all fronts, by the Allies’ decision to open a second front in Europe, and by our escape from the Ninth Fort, which revealed to the world that the Germans were erasing the traces of their murderous deeds and, that in doing so, they were also admitting that their final defeat was close.
Meir Grinberg and Alte Boruchovitch-Teper organized a party in the room of the escapees to celebrate the new year, 1944, in spite of everything. Celebrating together with the escapees, there would only be those friends connected with guarding the former prisoners of the fort.
The year 1943 was signally marked by the serious defeats suffered by the Germans on all fronts, by the Allies’ decision to open a second front in Europe, and by our escape from the Ninth Fort, which revealed to the world that the Germans were erasing the traces of their murderous deeds and, that in doing so, they were also admitting that their final defeat was close.
Meir Grinberg and Alte Boruchovitch-Teper organized a party in the room of the escapees to celebrate the new year, 1944, in spite of everything. Celebrating together with the escapees, there would only be those friends connected with guarding the former prisoners of the fort.
Sima wrote a poem dedicated to the escapees and at the party, she read it aloud: