Pilecki

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Witold Pilecki - World War II - Auschwitz
... In 1940, Pilecki presented to his superiors a plan to enter Germany's Auschwitz concentration camp at Oświęcim (the Polish name of the locality), gather intelligence on the camp ... where prisoners suffered beatings with rubber truncheons, Pilecki was sent to Auschwitz and was assigned inmate number 4859 ... At Auschwitz, while working in various kommandos and surviving pneumonia, Pilecki organized an underground Union of Military Organizations (Związek Organizacji Wojskowej, ZOW) ...
Związek Organizacji Wojskowej - Unrealized Plans For An Uprising
... Pilecki planned for the liberation of the camp, hoping that the Allies would drop arms or troops into the Auschwitz (such as the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade ... Pilecki's agents trained meticulously for their chance to seize the camp from their guards at the hint of Allied relief ... Nevertheless, by 1943 Pilecki had realized no possibility of rescue existed outside the camp ...
Pilecki Medal
... Pilecki Medal is the award given to the Queensland Reds player of the year for that season ... The medal is named after stalwart QLD prop Stan Pilecki, the first player to represent QLD in 100 matches ...
Stan Pilecki
... Stan Pilecki (born February 4, 1947 in a refugee camp in Augustdorf, Germany) is a former Australian Rugby Union player with Polish roots ... Pilecki was the first player to play 100 matches for Queensland Reds, playing 122 matches in total ... Pilecki also played 18 tests, and was the first player of Polish descent to play for Australia ...
Witold Pilecki - Communist Poland - Arrest and Execution
... The investigation on Pilecki’s activities was supervised by Colonel Roman Romkowski ... But Pilecki sought to protect other prisoners and revealed no sensitive information ... Pilecki was accused of illegal crossing of the borders, use of forged documents, not enlisting with the military, carrying illegal arms, espionage for General Władysław Anders (head of the ...