Polish Righteous among the Nations
Polish citizens have the world's highest count of individuals who have been recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem as non-Jews who saved Jews from extermination during the Holocaust. ...
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Rescue of Jews by Poles during the Holocaust
Der StadthauptmannDr. FrankePolish Jews were the primary victims of the German Nazi-organized Holocaust. Throughout the German occupation of Poland, many Poles risked their own lives – and the lives ...
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The Holocaust in Poland
The Holocaust, also known as Shoah (Hebrew: השואה‎), was a genocide officially sanctioned and executed by the Third Reich during World War II. It took the lives of more than three million Polish...
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Antonina Żabińska
Jan Żabiński (8 April 1897, Warsaw - 26 July 1974, Warsaw) was a Polish zoologist and zootechnician, recognized by the State of Israel to be one of the Righteous Among the Nations. He was director o...
Benedykt Kraskowski
Benedykt Kraskowski (Biała Podlaska, Poland), was a Polish "Righteous Among the Nations" of German descent, with Jews he employed in his carpentry workshop.Kraskowski, who lived in Biala Podlaska, hid...
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Stefan Jagodziński
Stefan Jagodziński lived in Stary Korczyn near Kraków during the Nazi German occupation of Poland in World War II. He worked for the Polish underground and was wanted by the Gestapo. Jagodziński was r...
Krystyna Dańko
Krystyna Dańko (9 July 1917), a Polish orphan from the town of Otwock, daughter of Karol Chłond – a respected city official in prewar Poland – was awarded the title of Righteous among the Nations by Y...
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Jerzy and Eugenia Latoszyński
Jerzy and Eugenia Latoszyński were a Polish husband and wife who saved the life of a Jewish boy named Artur Citryn, during the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland in World War II. They were posthumously...
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Jerzy and Irena Krępeć
Jerzy and Irena Krępeć, a Polish husband and wife, living in Gołąbki near Warsaw during Nazi German occupation of Poland in World War II, were the Righteous who rescued Polish Jews with families inclu...
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Franciszek Walicki
Franciszek Walicki (born July 20, 1921 in Łódź, Poland) is considered the father of Polish big beat and rock.In 1956 he and Leopold Tyrmand organized the first Jazz Festival in Sopot. Walicki also fou...
Polish Righteous among the Nations
Polish citizens have the world's highest count of individuals who have been recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem as non-Jews who saved Jews from extermination during the Holocaust. ...
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Julian Bilecki
Julian Bilecki (1928–2007), a Polish teenager, aided the rescue of 23 Jews during the Holocaust in Poland.In 1943, nearly all the families of the Jewish community in Podhajce, Eastern Galicia, about 3...
Antoni Gawryłkiewicz
Antoni Gawryłkiewicz (born 1926 in Poland) living in Płock since 1956, he was awarded the title of Righteous among the Nations by Yad Vashem from Jerusalem in July 1999, for saving the lives of 16 Pol...
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Irene Gut Opdyke
Irene Opdyke (née Irena Gut, 5 May 1922, Kozienice, Poland – 17 May 2003) was a Polish nurse who gained recognition for aiding Jews persecuted by the Nazis during World War II and for saving twelve Je...
Maria Kotarba
Maria Kotarba (b. 4 September 1907, near Nowy Sącz — d. 30 December 1956) was a courier in the Polish resistance movement, smuggling clandestine messages and supplies among the local partisan groups....
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Paweł Zenon Woś
Paweł Zenon Woś (born December 22, 1920 in Warsaw, Poland) is a former member of the Polish Army and the underground Polish Home Army (AK) in German-Occupied Poland during World War II. In 1997 he, to...
Anna Poray
Anna Poray or Anna Maria Poray-Wybranowska (10 February 1919 – 25 July 2013) was a Polish-Canadian scholar best remembered for her scientific research into the history of Christian Polish rescue effor...
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Wanda Makuch-Korulska
Wanda Makuch-Korulska (1919-2007) was a Polish medical doctor, specialist in neurology. Member of the Armia Krajowa Polish resistance during World War II; received the Righteous Among the Nations in 1...
Anna Borkowska (Sister Bertranda)
Anna Borkowska (at that time called Mother Bertranda, O.P.; 1900 –1988), was a Polish cloistered Dominican nun who served as the prioress of her monastery in Kolonia Wileńska, near Wilno, Poland (now ...
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Andrzej Miłosz
Andrzej Miłosz (19 September 1917, Vilnius – 21 September 2002, Warsaw) was a Polish journalist, translator of literature and film subtitles, and documentary-film maker. During World War II he was a m...
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Andrzeja Górska
Andrzeja Górska (1917 – December 15, 2007), born Maria Stefania Górska, was a Polish Roman Catholic nun. She was born in Łódź. Gorska served as the abbess, or Mother Superior, of the Congregation of t...
Czesław Miłosz
Czesław Miłosz ([ˈt͡ʂɛswafˈmiwɔʂ]; 30 June 1911 – 14 August 2004) was a Polish poet, prose writer, translator and diplomat. His World War II-era sequence, The World, is a collection of twenty naive po...
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Jan Dobraczyński
Jan Dobraczyński (20 April 1910 in Warsaw – 5 March 1994 in Warsaw) was a Polish writer and publicist. During the Second Polish Republic, he was a supporter of the National Party and Catholic mo...
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The Holocaust
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately ...
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