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  7/10/2013, Av 3, 5773

Airport to be Named for Raoul Wallenberg?


Will Swedes one day land in Raoul Wallenberg Airport? They will if a group of Swedish petitioners succeed in having Arlanda Airport in Stockholm named for the World War II era hero. Former prime ministers and other influential individuals have called for the Wallenberg to be honored. The Swedish-born Wallenberg was credited with risking his life to save Jewish civilians during the Holocaust. He disappeared towards the end of the war and his body was never found.

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