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T army to stage an uprising The name of the detention centre AuschwitzIt was only after arriving at the camp that he started to discover the Nazi’s terrifying designs Over the next two and half years Witold forged an underground army that smuggled evidence of Nazi atrocities to the West culminating in the mass murder of over a million Jews His reports from the camp were to shape the Allies response to the Holocaust yet hi. This is the story of Witold Pilecki which remained lost for many years after the conclusion of WWII Pilecki was a member of the Polish resistance who volunteered to get arrested and sent to Auschwitz before anyone not even the Germans knew what Auschwitz was to become It recounts his years there organizing an underground and trying to alert the world then recounts his return to Warsaw to fight the Germans in their final stand in Poland only to see the Soviets stroll in afterwards to install a communist governmentHis years in Auschwitz were spent futilely trying to ge Marriage by Deception years Witold forged an underground army that smuggled evidence of Nazi atrocities to the West culminating in the mass murder of over a million Jews His reports from the camp were to shape the Allies response to the Holocaust A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House yet hi. This is the story of Witold Pilecki which remained lost for many The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, years there organizing an underground and trying to alert the world then recounts his return to Warsaw to fight the Germans in their final stand in Poland only to see the Soviets stroll in afterwards to install a communist governmentHis Hers to Protect years in Auschwitz were spent futilely trying to ge

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How do you keep fighting in the face of unimaginable horrorThis is untold story of one of the greatest heroes of the Second World WarIn the Summer of 1940 after the Nazi occupation of Poland an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands of people being interred at a new concentration camp on the border of the ReichHis mission was to report on Nazi crimes and raise a secre. In an act of near incomprehensible bravery Witold Pilecki volunteered to investigate Nazi crimes in Auschwitz His charge provide the intelligence that would force the Allied powers to pay attention to the ever systemic Nazi machinery of imprisonment slavery and slaughter Even in its most basic form the task was spectacularly dangerous Each stage of the plan involved the very real threat of death from his initial arrest through the transport and finally the grinding daily life in the camp where murder was everything from a means of control to a method of entertainment Bu

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S story was all but forgotten for decadesThis is the first major account of his amazing journey drawing on exclusive family papers and recently declassified files as well as unpublished accounts from the camp’s fighters to show how he saved hundreds of thousands of livesThe result is a enthralling story of resistance and heroism against the most horrific circumstances and one man’s attempt to change the course of histor. For some people simply sitting by the sidelines and watching as things unfold is not in their blood For some the are compelled to act no matter the personal danger involved These men and women are all to often forgotten by history Their actions may save a few or thousands of lives but for some reason we all too often never know their names So it is for the thanks of books like The volunteer that not only do we get to learn their names but find out the brave actions they took When I saw this on the shelf at the book store I knew I would have to pick it up I was aware that


10 thoughts on “The Volunteer

  1. says:

    In 2003 my wife and I visited Krakow Poland as part of a trip to locate where my father’s family lived before immigrating

  2. says:

    Although it feels like events of the Holocaust and WWII have been comprehensively written about in numerous accounts it’s astounding that new stories continue to emerge which present a different angle on this complex history Virtually unkno

  3. says:

    In an act of near incomprehensible bravery Witold Pilecki volunteered to investigate Nazi crimes in Auschwitz His charge provide the intelligence that would force the Allied powers to pay attention to the ever systemic Nazi machinery of imprisonment slavery and slaughter Even in its most basic form the task was spectacularly dangerous Each stage of the plan involved the very real threat of death from his ini

  4. says:

    pretty ballsy move by the Costa Awards to name this 'book of the year' when it's essentially an account of the total incompetence displayed by the Allied powers and especially Britain

  5. says:

    This is the story of Witold Pilecki which remained lost for many years after the conclusion of WWII Pilecki was a member of the Polish resistance who volunteered to get arrested and sent to Auschwitz before anyone–not even the Germans–kne

  6. says:

    The Volunteer 2019 by Jack Fairweather is the incredibly moving account of Witold Pilecki a member of the Warsaw resistance during WW2 who voluntarily went into Auschwitz concentration camp in September 1940 to set up a resistance cell report back to the outside world and to incite a rebellion Conditions in Auschwitz were far worse than he could have ever imagined Brutality humiliation and death were a fact

  7. says:

    WOWHonestly I didn’t think I would enjoy this book very much I mean I knew it would be a good educational book

  8. says:

    The Volunteer – A Gripping Story of ResistanceTo many of us in the Polish community the story of Witold Pilecki is a very well kno

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    For some people simply sitting by the sidelines and watching as things unfold is not in their blood For some th

  10. says:

    costa Award winner 2019

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