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Polish man who rescued Jews during the Holocaust dies at 102

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Jozef Walaszczyk rescued dozens of Jews during the Nazi German occupation of Poland during World War II. He fell in love during the war with a Jewish woman, Irena Front, only learning that she was Jewish when German Gestapo forces searched a hotel where he was staying. He helped her hide behind a wardrobe, and later arranged for her to get false documents and married her.
3 months ago·Warsaw, Poland

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Polish man who rescued Jews during the Holocaust dies at 102

Józef Walaszczyk, a member of the Polish resistance who rescued dozens of Jews during the World War II Nazi German occupation of Poland, has died aged 102

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Polish man who rescued Jews during the Holocaust dies at 102

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Józef Walaszczyk, a member of the Polish resistance who rescued dozens of Jews during the Nazi German occupation of Poland during World War II, has died aged 102. Walaszczyk died on Monday, according to the Institute of National Remembrance, a Polish state historical body.

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Polish man who rescued Jews during the Holocaust dies at 102

Józef Walaszczyk, a member of the Polish resistance who rescued dozens of Jews during the World War II Nazi German occupation of Poland, has died aged 102

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Polish man who rescued Jews during the Holocaust dies at 102

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Józef Walaszczyk, a member of the Polish resistance who rescued dozens of Jews during the Nazi German occupation of Poland durin...

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Polish man who rescued Jews during the Holocaust dies at 102

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Józef Walaszczyk, a member of the Polish resistance who rescued dozens of Jews during the Nazi German occupation of Poland during World War II, has died aged 102. Walaszczyk died on Monday, according to the Institute of National Remembrance, a Polish state historical body.Walaszczyk fell in love during the war with a Jewish woman, Irena Front, only learning that she was Jewish when German Gestapo forces searched a hotel whe…

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