lunedì, gennaio 24, 2005

Witold Pilecki - La tragedia di un secolo nella storia di un uomo

Witold Pilecki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Non so perchè in un momento di noia sono tornato su wikipedia e ho trovato la sintesi del 900 nella vita di Witold Pilecki

"Witold Pilecki (May 13, 1901 – May 25, 1948; pronounced ['vitɔld pi'leʦki]; codenames Roman Jezierski, Tomasz Serafiński, Druh, Witold) was a soldier of the Second Polish Republic, founder of the resistance movement Secret Polish Army (Tajna Armia Polska) and member of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa). During World War II he was the only person to volunteer to be imprisoned at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. While there, he organized inmate resistance and as early as 1940 informed the Western Allies of Nazi Germany's camp atrocities. He escaped from Auschwitz in 1943 and took part in the Warsaw Uprising (August–October 1944). Pilecki was executed in 1948 by communist authorities."

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