72nd anniversary of the death of Rittmeister Witold Pilecki


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Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki together with Zofia Pilecka laid flowers at the Wall of Death in the Museum of Cursed Soldiers and Political Prisoners of the Polish People's Republic on the 72nd anniversary of the death of Rittmeister Witold Pilecki. The Rittmeister is considered to be one of the most courageous and faithful soldiers of the Republic of Poland. His actions show the power of Polish patriotism. The Rittmeister was posthumously honoured with the Order of the White Eagle, Commander's Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, and the 10th Anniversary of Restoration of Independence Medal. There is a hall named after him in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.

Photo: Krystian Maj / Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland