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The Man in the Middle: A Story of the Polish Resistance

1940-45

by Witold Sagajllo

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Published by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7509455M
ISBN 100436440792
ISBN 109780436440793

  The book was published in Polish in It was not widely reviewed in Poland—where the topic of Jewish Holocaust experience is still a kind of taboo—but readers acknowledged its power and.


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The Man in the Middle: A Story of the Polish Resistance: Cited by: 1. Witold Pilecki (13 May – 25 May ; Polish pronunciation: [ˈvitɔlt piˈlɛt͡skʲi]; codenames Roman Jezierski, Tomasz Serafiński, Druh, Witold) was a Polish cavalry officer, intelligence agent, and resistance leader.

He served as a cavalry officer in the Polish Army in the Polish–Soviet War and World War i was also a co-founder of the Secret Polish Army resistance group Awards: Order of the White Eagle, Order of. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Man in the Middle: A Story of the Polish Resistance: at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(1).

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Lawrence author and poet laureate of Kansas, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, center, has written a book about former Polish resistance fighter Jarek. Entitled ‘The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz’, the book by US former war correspondent Jack Fairweather delves deep into Pilecki’s past.

Press materials. He was awarded the country’s highest order, the Order of the White Eagle in by the then president, Lech Kaczyński.

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Read in disbelief as the children growing up Author: Lani Seelinger. In a new book, “The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz,” former war correspondent Jack Fairweather unearths the story of Pilecki’s heroism.

Image copyright Costa Book Awards Image caption Author Jack Fairweather stumbled across the story of a resistance cell in Auschwitz An author from Wales has .The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz by Jack Fairweather has been named Costa Book of the Year.

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