70 years ago today - 70 years ago - Jan 28, 1950

Missionaries Stanley E. Abbott and C. Aldon Johnson are arrested by secret police in Communist Czechoslovakia, interrogated for three days as suspected spies, and then each is placed in solitary confinement for twenty-four days. meanwhile most LDS missionaries are expelled from the country, and the remainder leave shortly after the release of the two from prison.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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