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Wikipedia claims the following. Ignaty Karpezo was a general during WWII. After a heavy bombing he was found without signs of life. A medic determined death. He was buried consequently.

But after a while the unit was visited by the superior ranks. They heard that a general was killed. They said that Soviet generals do not die and ordered to open the grave. Surprisingly Kaprezo was found alive and lived till 1987.

I wonder how and whether it is true.

  • Is there an English version of that Wikipedia page? Can you find any other mention of that person or of the claim? Is there a different English spelling of his name? Googling for "Ignaty Kaprezo" (as you have written) brings up only this question in the results. – iamnotmaynard Nov 25 '15 at 19:51
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in "The Bloody Triangle: The Defeat of Soviet Armor in the Ukraine, June 1941" by Victor Kamenir, you can read in the "Battle of Dubno - June 26-27":

  • Who did Kamenir cite as the source? – Andrew Whatever Nov 25 '15 at 22:55

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