Witold Pilecki Calling – Free Zoom Event

Join author Jack Fairweather in a discussion about THE VOLUNTEER” with Robert Jan van Pelt, world-renowned scholar and chief curator of the Museum exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. 

JUNE 30, 12:00PM MT FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ZOOM WEBINAR REGISTRATION: https://mjhnyc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0WHtGFqwTCaFbU0i3hz1xw

Audience Q&A to follow. Purchase a copy of “THE VOLUNTEER” at Politics & Prose or retailer of choice.

Award-winning journalist Jack Fairweather reconstructs the remarkable, little-known story of Witold Pilecki, the Polish cavalry officer who spent nearly three years in Auschwitz clandestinely working to undermine the Germans and inform the Allies of Nazi crimes. Unimaginably, Pilecki was able to orchestrate his own arrest and incarceration in order to establish a resistance network against the Nazis.

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Winner of the 2020 Costa Award Book of the Year

Optioned for major Hollywood film by Oscar-winning producer of Twelve Years a Slave andBilly Elliot

Translated into more than 20 languages

Book’s hero now under consideration as one of the righteous among nations at Yad Vashem.

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