They Risked Their Lives for Others | Poles Who Saved Jews

January, 2018

11Jan6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.They Risked Their Lives For Others6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Chandler Center for the ArtsEvents Categories:Art

Event Details

They Risked Their Lives For Others

Exhibit of a WWII rail car, exhibit of Poles who saved Jews during WWII as well as an exhibit of Jan Karski and a performance of Capitan Pilecki

Brought to Phoenix for the First Time

An extraordinary exhibit created by the Polish Museum, Warsaw “They Risked Their Lives” the exhibit of “Poles Who Saved Jews.” The phenomenon of Polish rescuers, presented by stories, faces and motivations, as well as the historical context, circumstances and the scale of the help given.

Dramatic Theatrical Performance
The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery

Captain Witfold Pilecki, Auschwitz Prisoner No. 4859, special guests award winning actor Marek Probosz and introduction and transitional narration by Aquila Polonica Publishing president Terry Tegnazian. The Polish Underground’s daring undercover mission at Auschwitz was one of the best-kept secrets of World War II. Polish Army officer Witold Pilecki volunteered for this “mission impossible” to get himself arrested and sent to Auschwitz to smuggle out intelligence and build resistance among the prisoners.

Jan Karski’s Exhibition

Produced by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland and the Jan Karski Educational Foundation

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(Thursday) 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Chandler Center for the Arts

250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ 85225