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
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