Photo Gallery: Searching for a Rehabilitated Hero
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Photo Gallery: Searching for a Rehabilitated Hero

Prisoner No. 4859 Poland Searches for Remains of WW2 Hero

Witold Pilecki fought in three wars and even volunteered to be imprisoned at Auschwitz to send out intelligence reports. But, after the war, he was executed for opposing Poland's new communist leaders. Now the authorities are searching for his remains.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan