Death of Elzbieta Zawacka

March 19, 1909 - January 10, 2009
Warsaw | Age 99

Messenger for Poland's resistance forces during World War II dies at 99
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Warsaw, Poland - Elzbieta Zawacka, who crisscrossed Nazi-occupied Europe to carry messages between Poland's exiled government and its resistance forces during World War II, died Saturday. She was 99.

Zawacka died in her hometown of Torun after a long illness, her assistant Izabela Kuczynska told the PAP agency.

During the war, Zawacka was member of the resistance Home Army and repeatedly risked her life crossing the borders of Nazi-occupied Poland on false documents to carry...

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