70th Commemoration of Franz Jägerstätter‘s death in Austria

 

Every year, on August 9, Pax Christi Austria and the parish of St. Radegund organise a commemoration day for Franz Jägerstätter, a native farmer of St. Radegund, who during Nazi reign refused to fight in the German Wehrmacht and, consequently, was executed in Brandenburg/Havel on 9 August 1943. This year’s commemoration will mark 70 years since Jägerstätter‘s death. A series of events are planned for 8 - 9 August to mark the event. Further details (in German) can be found here.