Fritz Reck-Malleczewen
Friedrich Percival Reck-Malleczewen (August 11, 1884 – February 16, 1945) was a German author.Friedrich (Fritz) Reck-Malleczewen was born on the estate of Malleczewen, Masuria (Maleczewo, Poland...
Agnieszka Pilchowa
Agnieszka Pilchowa pseudonym Agni P., one of the most famous Polish clairvoyants, bioenergotherapeutist and herbalist, was born on December 16, 1888 in the village of Zarubek near Ostrava, present-day...
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Gustav Weler
Gustav Weler was a political decoy (doppelgänger or Body-double) of Adolf Hitler. At the end of the Second World War, he was executed by a gunshot to the forehead in an attempt to confuse the Allied t...
Majda Vrhovnik
Majda Vrhovnik (nom de guerre Lojzka) (14 April 1922 – 4 May 1945) was a Slovene communist and medical student. She was a member of the District Committee of the Communist Party of Slovenia for Klagen...
Yolande Beekman
Yolande Beekman (7 November 1911 – 13 September 1944) was a World War II spy.
Born as Yolande Elsa Maria Unternahrer to a Swiss family in Paris. As a child, Beekman moved to London and grew ...
Albert Lautman
Albert Lautman (February 8, 1908 – August 1, 1944) was a French mathematical philosopher. An escaped prisoner of war, was shot by the German authorities in Toulouse on 1 August 1944.
His fat...
Karl Gröger
Karl Gröger (February 7, 1918 - July 1, 1943) was a heroic member of the Dutch resistance group executed in 1943. In 1943 the SS and police court sentenced him to death in Den Haag. In collaboration w...
Jan van Hoof
Jan Jozef Lambert van Hoof (Nijmegen, 7 August 1922 - Nijmegen, 19 September 1944) was a member of the Dutch resistance in World War II, where he cooperated with Allied Forces during Operation Market...
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Szlama Grzywacz
Szlama Grzywacz (1909-1944) was one of the members of the French resistance executed at the fort of Mont Valérien as a member of the Manouchian group, a volunteer of the French liberation army FTP-MOI...
Szlama Grzywacz - Wikipedia
Anna Letenská
Anna Čalounová-Letenská (née Anna Svobodová) (29 August 1904 – 24 October 1942) was a Czech theatre and film actress. During the 1930s and 40s, she appeared in twenty-five films. She was murdered in t...
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Pieter Meindert Schreuder
Pieter Meindert Schreuder (17 October 1912 – 8 April 1945) was a Dutch resistance leader in the occupied Netherlands during the Second World War.
Schreuder was born in Groningen, Netherlands. He w...
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Johann Georg Elser
Johann Georg Elser (4 January 1903 – 9 April 1945) was a German cabinet maker who planned and carried out an elaborate assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazi leaders, on 8 N...
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Violette Szabo
Violette Reine Elizabeth Szabo GC, née Bushell, (26 June 1921 – c. 5 February 1945) was a Special Operations Executive agent during the Second World War, and a posthumous recipient of the George Cross...
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Mendel Grossman
Mordka Mendel Grossman (born 27 June 1913 in Staszów, Poland, died 30 April 1945 during the Death marches), artistic graphic, photographer, worker in the Statistical Department of the Litzmannstadt Gh...
John Godwin (Royal Navy officer)
Temporary Lieutenant John Godwin, RNVR (13 December 1919 - 2 February 1945) was a British soldier. Born and brought up in Argentina, he took part in a raid named Operation Checkmate on Axis shipping n...
Kalonymus Kalman Shapira
Kalonymus Kalman Shapira (or Klonimus Kalmish Szapiro) (or "Shapiro," a more common transliteration of the Polish spelling of his name "Szapiro") (1889–3 November 1943), was the Grand Rabbi of P...
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Felix Fechenbach
Felix Fechenbach (28 January 1894 – 7 August 1933) was a German-Jewish journalist, poet and political activist.He was born in Mergentheim as the son of a baker. He took vocational education in Würzbur...
Gustave Biéler
Gustave Daniel Alfred Biéler DSO MBE (26 March 1904 – 5 September 1944) was a Special Operations Executive agent during World War II.Gustave Bieler was born in Beurlay in France. At the age of twenty...
Madeleine Damerment
Madeleine Zoe Damerment (11 November 1917, Lille, France – 13 September 1944, Dachau concentration camp) was a World War II spy and Special Operations Executive agent.
Madeleine Damerment was born...
Madeleine Damerment - Wikipedia
Joseph Boczov
Joseph Boczov or József Boczor, aka Ferenc Wolff (b. 3 August 1905, Felsőbánya, Hungary d. 21 Feb 1944, Fort Mont-Valérien, France), was a chemical engineer, Hungarian Jew, and volunteer fighter for t...
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Peter Dmytruk
Peter Dmytruk (May 27, 1920 in Radisson, Saskatchewan – December 9, 1943 at Les Martres-de-Veyre, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne Province, Occupied France) was a Sergeant in the Royal Canadian Air Force who ...
Mykhailo Teliha
Mykhailo Pavlovych Teliha (1898 – 21 February 1942) was an active Ukrainian community leader and distinguished musician. He was born in the Akhtyrka Stanitsa in the Kuban. It is here that he first bec...
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Fritz Wächtler
Fritz Wächtler (7 January 1891 - † 19 April 1945) was a Nazi German politician and Gauleiter of the eastern Bavarian administrative region of Gau Bayreuth. Trained as a primary school teacher, he also...
Ludwik Mzyk
Blessed Ludwik Mzyk, SVD (April 22, 1905 – February 20, 1940) a priest of the Society of the Divine Word and one of the 108 Blessed Polish Martyrs beatified on June 13, 1999 by Pope John Paul II...
Léon Goldberg
Léon (Lejb) Goldberg, called "Julien" (February 14, 1924, Łódź – February 21, 1944) was a Polish Jew and volunteer fighter in the French Liberation army FTP-MOI in the Manouchian Group.
Goldberg w...
Henri Dobert
Henri Dobert (1915–1943) was a member of the Buckmaster resistant cell during World War II. He was in charge of gathering information on building, location and troop movement in the Cabourg-Houl...
Wolf Wajsbrot
Wolf Wajsbrot (3 March 1925 - 21 February 1944) was a member of the French Resistance under the Nazi occupation. Born in the Polish town of Kraśnik, his parents moved to France, eventually settling in...
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Werner Teske
Werner Teske (24 April 1942 – 26 June 1981) was a Hauptmann (Captain) of the Ministry for State Security of East Germany who was executed after having been found guilty of "planned treason". He ...