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|Brief Description||Janusz Pogonowski, member of the Polish underground who was interned in the Auschwitz camp.||Similar Items|
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Janusz Pogonowski, a member of the Polish underground who was interned in the Auschwitz camp. His underground name was Janusz Skrzetuski.
Pogonowski belonged to the underground Armia Krajowa Polish underground and served as a courier between the camp's inmates and the underground. His inmates number was 253 [!].
Janusz Pogonowski was hanged in the presence of a roll call of inmates on July 19, 1943.
The Armia Krajowa [AK; "Army of the Homeland"] was a Polish underground military organization. See "Encyclopaedia of the Holocaust," NY: Macmillan 1990, vol. 1, p. 88 - 89. Close