Witold Pilecki

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Birthday
13, 1901
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 25, 1948 (47)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1901
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 25, 1948 (47)

About

Polish cavalry officer who founded the Secret Polish Army, a World War II-era resistance movement.

Before Fame

He was born in Russia and moved with his family to Wilno, Lithuania in 1910.

Trivia

He was the author of Witold's Report, the first intelligence report on Nazi atrocities at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Family Life

He married Maria Pilecka in 1931.

Associated With

He worked to expose the war crimes of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.

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