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JULY 17, 1947

12 Feb 2021

The Russian official report stated that on July 17, 1947 Raoul Wallenberg died of a heart attack at age 34. However, on August 1948, more than one year later, a Swissprisoner named Brugger in the Corpus II hospital block of Vladimir Prison, ‘talked’ by tapping code on his cell wall. "The Swede in the next cell identified himself as Wallenberg, First Secretary Swedish Legation, Budapest, 1945. He asked Brugger to contact any Swedish embassy or consulate and report this information, if he ever was released.