Righteous in Wrocław

KB, 4th March 2009
On February 24th during a visit in Wrocław the President of the Republic of Poland Lech Kaczyński awarded Stanisław Chrobot, Marianna Duda and Roman Pysko the Polonia Restituta Order for their heroism and great audacity while saving Jews during World War II.

Following the decision of the President of the Republic of Poland from November 2008 Stanisław Chrobot, Marianna Duda and Roman Pysko were among the group awarded for saving Jews during the Holocaust. The First Lady Maria Kaczyńska presented the awarded group with the Orders during a ceremony which took place on November 17th 2008 in the National Theatre in Warsaw. The aforementioned persons could not attend the ceremony due to health problems.

Bozena Opiola, Director of the Bureau of Civil Initiatives of the President's Chancellory which supervises the projects commemorating the Righteous Among the Nations, the Polish-Jewish heritage projects and the popularization of knowledge concerning the Holocaust, took part in the ceremony.