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Operation Weffels – execution of Gestapo officer Ernst Weffels on the streets of Warsaw

On October 1, 1943, one of the most daring and glorious actions in the history of the Polish Underground State during the Second World War took place. During a courageous action on the streets of Warsaw, members of the Home Army sabotage unit killed Ernst Weffels, a Gestapo officer working in the Pawiak prison, who was famous for his cruelty to the…
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