Pilecki volunteered to go to Auschwitz to report on the Nazi’s murderous camp and organise resistence.
Five months after its release, British author Jack Fairweather's bookabout Auschwitz hero Witold Pilecki has become a best-seller andnominated for the presitigious Costa Book Award. Our host Patrick Ney catches up with Jack to find out...
The extraordinary story of the Auschwitz Volunteer Witold Pilecki - as seen by his nephew, Marek Ostrowski and British author Jack Fairweather.
Władysław Bartoszewski was one of the most extraordinary Poles of the 20th Century. A decorated soldier, resistance fighter against both Nazism and Communism, journalist and former Minister of Foreign Affairs - he worked to heal German-Polish relations when Poland finally regained its freedom.Discover the full story of this remarkable man from one of Poland's best English-language historians, Dr. Alexandra Richie who - by a curious turn of history - happens to be Władysław Bartoszewski's daughter-in-law.
The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz, about Polish soldier Witold Pilecki, by former war correspondent Jack Fairweather has received very positive reviews, Grzegorz Mazurowski from the Pilecki Institute has told PAP.
Witold Pilecki has gone down in history as one of Poland’s most celebrated heroes. One of the best-placed witnesses to the annihilation of European Jewry perpetrated by Nazi Germany and later executed by Communist authorities, Pilecki’s incredible story is now the subject of a new book.
A monodrama about a Polish WWII hero titled "The Auschwitz Volunteer: Captain Witold Pilecki" won the Best Documentary Show award at the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City on Sunday.
Witold Pilecki’s Report from Auschwitz, the first source document about this German concentration camp, written in 1943, is available online in new English translation.
Polish WWII hero captain Witold Pilecki was the personification of the struggle for an independent Poland, President Andrzej Duda said on Friday.
The 70th anniversary of the murder by the Communist of Captain Witold Pilecki