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The Auschwitz volunteer : beyond bravery / by Witold Pilecki; translated by Jarek Garliński

Publication | Library Call Number: D805.P7 .P55 2012
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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 mission: smuggle out intelligence about the new German concentration camp, and build a resistance organization among prisoners. Pilecki's clandestine intelligence, received by the Allies in 1941, was among earliest. He escaped in 1943 after accomplishing his mission. Dramatic eyewitness report, written in 1945 for Pilecki's Polish Army superiors, published in English for first time. --amazon.com

Format
Book
Author/Creator
Pilecki, Witold, 1901-1948.
Published
Los Angeles, CA : Aquila Polonica, 2012
Language
English
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Record last modified: 2012-06-06 15:18:00
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