I came across the story of this unsung hero. His story is an indictment against the Nazi regime but also against the ignorance and ‘naivety’ of the allied forces. If they just would have listened to him so many could have been saved.
Witold Pilecki was a Polish soldier, a rittmeister of the Polish Cavalry during the Second Polish Republic, the founder of the Secret Polish Army resistance group in German-occupied Poland in November 1939, and a member of the underground Home Army, which was formed in February 1942. As the author of Witold’s Report, the first intelligence report on Auschwitz concentration camp, Pilecki enabled the Polish government-in-exile to convince the Allies that the Holocaust.
Witold Pilecki (13 May 1901 – 25 May 1948)was a Polish soldier, a rittmeister of the Polish Cavalry during the Second Polish Republic, the founder of the Secret Polish Army (Tajna Armia Polska)resistance group…
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