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A Lesson We Should Never Forget

The incredible story of American POWs smuggling rations to Russian prisoners at Stalag-B.

 
Series: Pass It On | Story 1

Last updated 7/27/2022 at Noon

Roger Dey

In 1988, Charles Kuralt discovered a story of heroism that would have disappeared from history were it not for the determination of a former Russian prisoner who vowed to thank the men who saved his life and the lives of many of his comrades. During the 40 years of the Cold War, Dr. Nikita Aseyev kept the names of the American soldiers safe and close to his heart.

Kuralt was in Moscow to cover...



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