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Wladyslaw Bartoszewski dies at 93; Polish resistance fighter, diplomat
Wladyslaw Bartoszewski dies at 93; Polish resistance fighter, diplomat

Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's World War II underground resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's foreign minister, died Friday in Warsaw. He was 93. "A great Pole has left us," President Bronislaw Komorowski wrote on Twitter. Bartoszewski was widely respected not only for his wartime resistance but as a diplomat, social activist and historian of World War II. He spent a large part of his life working for Polish-German reconciliation, making it a focus of his writings and speeches in Poland and in Germany. A Polish Catholic, Bartoszewski, was born Feb. 19, 1922, in Warsaw. The son of a bank...

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