World War II


IN 1940, POLISH underground leader Witold Pilecki did the unthinkable: he willingly arranged to be imprisoned in Auschwitz, the labor complex that swelled into Nazi Germany’s largest concentration and death camp.

Author Jack Fairweather uses diaries, letters,

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