‘ 43 Group’ battled rightwing thugs who continued to torment them even after defeat of the Nazi regime

In 1939, Jules Konopinski escaped the Nazis “ by the skin of the teeth” when he fled towards the UK as a nine-year-old boy. 8 years later, he found themself fighting fascism with his fists plus boots on the streets of Greater london, despite a world war that experienced supposedly defeated the scourge associated with nazism for ever.

Konopinski, now 90, joined the 43 Group, a guerrilla army associated with British-Jewish ex-servicemen and others that waged physical battle against the far correct in the aftermath of the war. “ The enemy hadn’ t eliminated away, ” he told the particular Observer.