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Dachau Icon Of Christ

Dachau Icon Of Christ.

The Icon

This Icon of Christ reminds us of those Orthodox Christians that were detained or perished in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Dachau. On April 29th, 1945 the U.S. military troops liberated those in the concentration camp at Dachau. Among those detained were hundreds of Orthodox Christians who gathered together, upon their release, to celebrate the Resurrection service and to give thanks. May their memory be eternal!

This list, comprised from the research conducted by and available to the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, contains the names of only a small number of the Orthodox Christians who were detained at Dachau. Thousands more Orthodox Christians were detained or perished at the various Nazi Concentration Camps or as a result of Nazi invasions.

This icon presented by the Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center in cooperation with Orthodox Christian Synergy. The Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center is located at 801 West Adams, 4th floor Chicago, Illinois Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10 - 4.


Father Vilko Babich
Father Djorjevich Bronislav
Father Khadyopoulos Damaskinos
Metropolitan Dionysios
Father Ilyin Dionisiy
Patriarch Gavril Doshich of the Serbian Orthodox Church
Archimandrite Meletios Galanopoulos
Father Vasil Ivanas
Father Milan Jovanovich
Father Millan Kizdobranski
Father Stefan Maletich
Father Mikhal Peteraiski
Father Milan Petkovich
Father Tomas Rosokha
Father Alois Schiessel
Deacon Stefan Stakich
Father Miodrag Stanoylovich
Father Milutin/Miodrag Stoyanovich
Father Stoyan Stoyanovich
Father Stradinya Svitlich
Bishop Nicolai Velimirovich of Okhrid
Archbishop Antonin-Savvatiy Vrabec of the Czech Orthodox
Church under the jurisdiction of the Serbian Patriarchate.
Father Petar Zhiravac
Yiannis Avramidis
Three Bazaka brothers
Apostolis Christidis
Thodoros Christogiorgos
Simos Demopoulos
Spyros Deraos
Three Farmaki brothers
Vasilis Fasoulas
Takis Hanton
Damaskinos Hatzopoulos
Lazos Kiriakos
Spiros Konstantinou
Foti Logioti
Christos Manousakis
Christos Mparmpoutis
Vasilis Mpakiaris
Giorgos Mprakretsas
Yiannis Pagratis
Yiannis Papadopoulos
Tasos Papanastasiou
Giorgos Papatriantafillou
Kostas Papooulias
Two Patsika brothers
Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr
Three Rakopoulos brothers
Ntinos Sakellaridis
Aris Samothrakitis
Giorgos Saratsis
Takis Sotiriadis
Ilias Theos
Ylannis Tsokonas
Nicholas Tzoumbas
Nikitas Vasiliathis

Pascha (Easter) in Dachau
Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr - Prisoner R (Russian)