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Karski, Jan

Date of birth:
June 24th, 1914 (Lodz, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
July 13th, 2000 (Washington, D.C., United States)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1945, IInd Republic)

Biography

Jan Karski was a member of the Polish resistance during the Second World War.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1982
Yad Vashem-decoration
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1991
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1995
Order Orla Bialego (1990)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 2012
Posthumously awarded by President Barack Obama
Medal of Freedom

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain

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