PILECKI Witold (1901-1948)
pseudonyms „Witold", „Tomek", „Romek", conspirational surnames: „Tomasz Serafiński", „Roman Jezierski, „Leon Bryjak", „Jan Uznański", „Witold Smoliński", codename „T-IV"; officer of the Polish Army reserves, cofounder of the Polish Secret Army, voluntary prisoner of the KL Auschwitz, officer of the Main Headquarters of the Home Army and “NIE”, political prisoner of the Stalinist period, the victim of a judiciary murder.
signature Rotamaster Pilecki
Institute of National Remembrance The Historical Museum of Warsaw Dolnośląska Inicjatywa Historyczna

Auschwitz

Witold Pilecki, prisoner of Auschwitz no. 4859
Witold Pilecki, prisoner of Auschwitz no. 4859
 
A barn, which served as an asylum after the Auschwitz escape in 1943
A barn, which served as an asylum after the Auschwitz escape in 1943
 
Farm buildings in Nowy Wiśnicz: “Koryznówka” – a house of the Serafiński family, in which Witold was hiding after his escape from the Auschwitz camp
Farm buildings in Nowy Wiśnicz: “Koryznówka” – a house of the Serafiński family, in which Witold was hiding after his escape from the Auschwitz camp
 
Stanisław Gutkiewicz’s portrait, made in Auschwitz in 1942
Stanisław Gutkiewicz’s portrait, made in Auschwitz in 1942
 
Witold Pilecki in front of the “Koryznówka” house of the Serafiński family, 1943
Witold Pilecki in front of the “Koryznówka” house of the Serafiński family, 1943
 
After the return
After the return
 
Standing from the left: Jan Redzej, Witold Pilecki, Edward Ciesielski – escapees from Auschwitz. Here, standing in front of the Serafiński family house in Nowy Wiśnicz, summer 1943
Standing from the left: Jan Redzej, Witold Pilecki, Edward Ciesielski – escapees from Auschwitz. Here, standing in front of the Serafiński family house in Nowy Wiśnicz, summer 1943

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