Franciszek Niepokólczycki
Franciszek Niepokólczycki (nom de guerre "Teodor", "Szubert") (born October 27, 1900 in Żytomierz, Volhynian Governorate died June 11, 1974 in Warsaw) - colonel and a sapper in the Polish Army, soldie...
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Stefan Bałuk
Stefan Klemens Bałuk (15 January 1914 - 30 January 2014) was a Polish Military General, best known as one of the last surviving members of the Cichociemni paratroops. Baluk was born and died in Warsaw...
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Chaim Itsl Goldstein
Chaim Itsl Goldstein, also known as Charles Goldstein, was born in Warsaw, Poland. He was a worker and a leftist activist. He emigrated to Paris in 1930. During World War II, Goldstein was arrested an...
Jerzy Stefan Stawiński
Jerzy Stefan Stawiński (1 July 1921 – 12 June 2010) was a Polish screenwriter and film director. Beginning in 1957 he had written or co-written 29 films. He wrote a segment of the film Love at T...
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Jakub Michlewicz
Jakub Michlewicz (or Jakov Michaeli, served under the name Ryszard Trzaskowski, nom-de-guerre Rysiek) (born 1929 - died ?, Israel) was a Polish Jewish member of the Polish Home Army and a child s...
Cecylia Vetulani
Cecylia Vetulani (11 April 1908 – 2 January 1980) was a Polish art historian and conservator-restorer. She did research mainly in the field of Warmia and Masuria folk art.
She graduated from Acade...
Roger Barlet
Roger Barlet (nom de guerre Rożek; 12 April 1914, Metz - 29 or 30 August 1944, Warsaw) was a French soldier. Born in Metz, after the Battle of France he was conscripted to the German Wehrmacht and dis...
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Anna Kurska
Anna Kurska (born August 24, 1929 in Lviv) is a Polish politician, member of Law and Justice (Law and Justice) party. She was a member of Polish Senate from 2001 to 2007.She is the mother of a politi...
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Teresa Bogusławska
Teresa Bogusławska (13 July 1929 - 1 February 1945) was a Polish poet and a participant in the Warsaw Uprising. In 1941 she joined the resistance movement. In February 1944 was arrested by the Gestapo...
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Maria Gorczyńska
Maria Gorczyńska (27 January 1899 – 23 June 1959) was a Polish stage and film actress. She appeared in fifteen films between 1924 and 1952.
Stanisław Komornicki
Stanisław Komornicki (26 July 1924 – 10 April 2010) was a Brigadier General in the Polish Army and the Chancellor of the Order Virtuti Militari.He was born in Warsaw. He was a Polish underground activ...
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Anna Szatkowska
Anna Szatkowska (born 15 March 1928, Górki Wielkie, died 27 February 2015) was a World War II member of the Polish Home Army which she joined at the age of 16 to help in liberating Warsaw from German ...
Wacław Gluth-Nowowiejski
Wacław Gluth-Nowowiejski (Wacek) (born 10 June 1926 in Warsaw) is a former soldier of the Polish Home Army (AK), a participant in the Warsaw Uprising, and after the war, a publicist and author.
Wa...
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Anna Zakrzewska
Anna Zakrzewska (24 December 1925 — 11 August 1944) served with the Polish underground army as a courier and a medical orderly. She was killed in the course of desperate combat during the Warsaw Upri...
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Stanisław Staszewski
Stanisław Staszewski (December 18, 1925 – January 22, 1973) was a Polish architect and poet. He was the father of Kazimierz Staszewski and the author of many songs and ballads, sung both by his ...
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Stanisław Aronson
Stanisław Aronson (nom de guerre "Rysiek") (born 1925 in Warsaw) is a Polish Jew and an Israeli citizen, as well as a former officer of the Polish Home Army (AK) with a rank of Lieutenant. He was also...
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Władysław Bartoszewski
Władysław Bartoszewski [vwaˈdɨswaf bartɔˈʂɛfskʲi] (born February 19, 1922 in Warsaw) is a Polish politician, social activist, journalist, writer, historian, former Auschwitz concentration camp pr...
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Andrzej Romocki
Andrzej Romocki, codename "Morro" (16 April 1923 - 15 September 1944, was a Polish Scoutmaster (harcmistrz) who attained the rank of captain in the Armia Krajowa (Polish Home Army, AK) during World Wa...
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Antoni Szczęsny Godlewski
Antoni Szczęsny Godlewski, (nom-de-guerre Antek the Arsonist) (born January 11, 1923, Warsaw – August 8, 1944, in Warsaw) was a legendary soldier of the Home Army and participant in the Warsaw Uprisin...
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Wiesław Chrzanowski
Wiesław Marian Chrzanowski ([ˈvʲɛswaf xʂaˈnɔfskʲi], 20 December 1923 – 29 April 2012) was a Polish politician and lawyer; from 1991 to 1993 he was Sejm Marshal. He was a recipient of the Order o...
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Józef Szczepański
Józef Szczepański ([ˈjuzɛf ʂt͡ʂɛˈpaɲskʲi]; 30 November 1922 in Łęczyca - 10 September 1944 in Warsaw) was a Polish poet who was a member of the Armia Krajowa Polish resistance. Commander of the Batali...
Józef Szczepański - Wikipedia
Edouard de Laurot
Edward Lada Laudański (Łódź, 23 April 1922 - New York, New York, 1993) better known as Édouard de Laurot, aka Yves de Laurot, was a film maker and writer of Polish/French nationality.
Mekas (2007)...
John Ward (RAF officer)
John Ward (1921 – 1995) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer (Flight Lieutenant), an ex-POW, and a member of the Polish resistance Armia Krajowa (Home Army) in occupied Poland of Second World War.Ward ...