Just why an ‘African-American’ President would support the rightwing political ideology that had brutally enslaved his ancestors and murdered them in their millions, is anyone’s guess.
Beech Tree Place is a cul-de-sac just off St Nicholas Way- not far from Sutton High Street. What is unusual, is that there are two large stone statues of birds sat on plinths attached to the walls of two flats.
Under the paved floor inside the building, the body of an unknown Soviet soldier – together with a body of an unknown Concentration Camp victim – were respectfully laid to rest, with a rectangular glass prism placed over the graves, that contained an ‘Eternal Flame’ of remembrance. This monument was continuously guarded by soldiers of the Friedrich Engels Guard Regiment.