Irving Sablosky, American diplomat, Died at 92

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Irving Sablosky was born on March 5, 1924, and died on August 3, 2016.

He was an American diplomat, lecturer, and teacher.

During 1943, Irving joined the army and was sent to England for training.

He was in the 106th Infantry Division.

The Sablosky unit was overrun during the Battle of the Bulge and Sablosky was taken prisoner by the Germans and was sent to Stalag IV-B, 60 miles south of Berlin.

Sablosky was liberated on April 23, 1945, by the Red Army.

When he got back to the United States he enrolled at the University of Illinois.

Irving Sablosky was a music critic with the Chicago Daily News.

During 1957, Irving joined the United States Information Agency.

During 1958, he was sent to his first diplomatic post in Korea.

Sablosky was then sent to Hamburg,Germany to be a cultural affairs officer.

Irving Sablosky retired from the Foreign Service in 1980 and once he was retired he was a lecturer traveling throughout the world.

Irving Sablosky was the author of a book: American Music.

He died due cancer at his home in Washington, DC.

Irving Sablosky passed away at 92 years old.

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