Irena Sendler smuggled some 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.[5]

Irena Sendler smuggled some Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.

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

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

Wehrmacht soldiers removing Polish government insignia in Gdynia, September 1939

Witold Pilecki was a Polish soldier and founder of the Secret Polish Army resistance in German-occupied Poland 1939 and a member of the underground Home Army. Pilecki volunteered for an undercover operation to be imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp. Witold's intelligence reports enabled the Polish government-in-exile to convince the Allies that the Holocaust was taking place. He later escaped Auschwitz, and took part in the Warsaw Uprising. In 1948 he was executed by the Soviets.

OrdinaryHeroes - Witold Pilecki volunteered to be imprisoned in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in order to infiltrate Nazi death camps.

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.

Witold Pilecki z żoną i dziećmi, Ostrów Mazowiecka, 1934 r.

Witold Pilecki z żoną i dziećmi, Ostrów Mazowiecka, 1934 r.

Do not confuse the murderer with the victim! There were NO POLISH DEATH CAMPS!

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Polscy internauci walczą z określeniem "polskie obozy zagłady" - Wiadomości

Kotwica ww2   ◆◆   symbol of Polish home army

A participant of the Warsaw Uprising paints the Kotwica (anchor), a World War II emblem of the Polish Secret State and Armia Krajowa (the Home Army), the symbol of the Polish resistance.

September 1940. Polish Army officer Witold Pilecki deliberately walked into a Nazi German street round-up in Warsaw and became Auschwitz Prisoner No. 4859. He had volunteered for a secret undercover m

The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery: Captain Witold Pilecki, Jarek Garlinski, Norman Davies, Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Pol.

Jerzy Rozycki-Polish Mathematician and cryptologist who broke the Enigma code with 2 other Poles.

Jerzy Rozycki-Polish Mathematician and cryptologist who broke the Enigma code…

Plac Politechniki - fot. Zofia Chomętowska/DSH Plac Politechniki - fot. Zofia Chomętowska/DSH

Plac Politechniki - fot. Zofia Chomętowska/DSH Plac Politechniki - fot. Zofia Chomętowska/DSH

Witold Pilecki (1901 – 1948), was a Polish cavalry officer, and founder of the Secret Polish Army resistance in German-occupied Poland in Nov. 1939 and member of the underground Home Army, formed in Feb 1942. Author of Witold's Report, the first intelligence report on Auschwitz, Pilecki enabled the Polish government-in-exile to convince the Allies that the Holocaust was taking place. He was executed by Stalin's secret police.

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