Hans Langsdorff

Nazi-Named Street To Be Renamed Following B’nai Brith Advocacy

November 17, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada AJAX, Ont. – Following B’nai Brith Canada and community advocacy, a street named after a Nazi battleship captain will be renamed. At yesterday’s Town Council meeting in the municipality of Ajax, Ontario, Councillor Lisa Bower and Regional Councillor Sterling Lee formally moved to initiate the renaming process. B’nai Brith has …

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B’nai Brith Backs Motion to Rename Street Honouring Nazi Captain

November 11, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada AJAX, Ont. – As the nation marks Remembrance Day, B’nai Brith Canada is lending its full support to an upcoming motion by councillors in Ajax to rename a street dedicated to a Nazi battleship captain who fought in the Second World War. At next Monday’s Town Council meeting in the …

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Street Honouring Nazi Captain Must Be Renamed

August 17, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is urging a Greater Toronto Area municipality to rename a street dedicated to a Nazi battleship captain who fought in the Second World War. Langsdorff Drive, located in Ajax, Ontario, was named in 2007 after Hans Langsdorff, who commanded Nazi German forces at the 1939 Battle of …

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