Poland names 2014 after anti-Nazi Resistance fighter Jan Karski
Legendary Resistance fighter brought the first detailed accounts about the extermination of European Jewry to London in 1942.
The Polish parliament has declared 2014 as “Karski Commemoration Year,” named after legendary anti-Nazi Resistance fighter Jan Karski, who brought the first updated reports about the extermination of European Jews to England, and later to the United States, in the fall of 1942. Karski was also one of the Righteous Gentiles and an honorary citizen of Israel.
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