The Auschwitz Volunteer

The Auschwitz Volunteer

Beyond Bravery

Book - 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
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Aquila Polonica, 2012
ISBN: 9781607720096
1607720094
9781607720102
1607720108
Characteristics: liv, 401 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Garlinski, Jarek
Call Number: 940.53185 PIL

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