Irena Adamowicz (1910-1963), "Righteous Among the Nations" from Poland was a member of the Polish Scouts was close to "Ha-Shomer ha-Tsair". She carried out liaison missions for the Jewish underground in the ghettos of Warsaw, Vilnius, Bialystok, Kovno and Siauliai. With her aid, connections were maintained between the underground of the Jewish ghettos and the Armia Krajowa Polish underground.

Irena Adamowicz (1910-1963), "Righteous Among the Nations" from Poland was a member of the Polish Scouts was close to "Ha-Shomer ha-Tsair". She carried out liaison missions for the Jewish underground in the ghettos of Warsaw, Vilnius, Bialystok, Kovno and Siauliai. With her aid, connections were maintained between the underground of the Jewish ghettos and the Armia Krajowa Polish underground.

Hero of Three Nations | 7 Polish Heroes The World Should Know Of On The 75th Anniversary Of WWII

7 Polish Heroes The World Should Know Of On The 75th Anniversary Of WWII

September 2014 marks the Anniversary of Hitler’s invasion of Poland and the outbreak of World War II. To commemorate this event we prepared a list of Seven Poles who should be remembered for their heroism, hard work and compassion.

Witold Łokuciewski “Tollo" was a Polish fighter ace of the Polish Air Force in World War II. A member of the No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron. Born: 2 February 1917, Novocherkassk  Died:17 April 1990, Warsaw

Witold Łokuciewski “Tollo" was a Polish fighter ace of the Polish Air Force in World War II. Born: 2 February Novocherkassk April Warsaw, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Krucza Street, Warsaw, 1945 Edward Falkowski/Forum/Getty http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/picture/2013/jan/17/photography-secondworldwar

by Edward Falkowski Krucza Street, Warsaw, The German army burned the city to the ground, destroying of the buildings in Warsaw.

German troops removing the Polish emblem from the wall of a post office in Danzig, 1 Sep 1939 / Hans Sönnke

Provokant, aber gehört zum Thema German troops removing the Polish emblem from the wall of a post office in Danzig, 1 Sep 1939 / Hans Sönnke

Pamiętajmy! (We remember! 1-17th Sept, 1939) https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=361337270614014=a.115319068549170.24546.112237398857337=1

Pamiętajmy! (We remember! 1-17th Sept, 1939) https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=361337270614014=a.115319068549170.24546.112237398857337=1

Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University. In 1942 and 1943, Karski reported to the Polish government in exile and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland, especially the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto and the secretive Nazi extermination camps. In 1982, Yad Vashem recognised him as a Righteous Among the Nations, and he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.

Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University. In 1942 and 1943, Karski reported to the Polish government in exile and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland, especially the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto and the secretive Nazi extermination camps. In 1982, Yad Vashem recognised him as a Righteous Among the Nations, and he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.

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