Romanchenko the 96 -year-old Holocaust survivor was killed last Friday In Kharkiv, Ukraine, when Russian forces shelled his building, According to CBC news :
During World War II, Romanchenko survived the concentration camps at Buchenwald, Dora-Mittelbau, Peenemünde and Bergen-Belson, the memorials for the Buchenwald and Dora-Mittelbau camps.
Romanchenko was born on 1926 in Bondari, Ukraine, the memorial said in a statement on monday that He was deported to Germany, in 1942 , In 1943, after attempting to escape, Romanechenko was sent to Buchenwald, where over 50,000 people are estimated to have been killed.
Romanchenko was one of those sent to Peenemünde, where he was forced to work on the development of the V-2 rocket.
According to the memorials , Romanchenko had served as the vice president of the Buchenwald-Dora International Committee, and was devoted to documenting and preserving the Nazi crimes that he and millions of others endured. In 2015.
CBC added :Defense Ministry lamented that "Putin managed to 'accomplish' what even Hitler couldn't."