Jan Dobraczyński (on right)
Jan Dobraczyński (20 April 1910 in Warsaw – 5 March 1994 in Warsaw) was a Polish writer and publicist. During the Second Polish Republic, he was a supporter of the National Party and Catholic movements. Later he was a soldier of the Polish Army during the Polish Defensive War of 1939, and during World War II a member of Armia Krajowa, which whilst he was part of fought for in the Warsaw Uprising in 1944. After the war he supported the Polish communists. He was a member of Sejms, an activist of the PAX Association and of the Patriotic Movement for National Rebirth from 1952 to 1985. He held the rank of general in the Polish military.
During World War II, as the head of the Division for Abandoned Children at the Warsaw municipal welfare department, Jan Dobraczynski helped
Żegota activists place Jewish children in convents. He was imprisoned in [1 ] Bergen-Belsen following the Warsaw Uprising.
In 1985 Dobraczyński was awarded the Cross of
Virtuti Militari and in 1993 the title of the Righteous Among the Nations.
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Tylko w jednym życiu. Wspomnienia, 1986 Zygmunt Lichniak, Szkic do portretu Jana Dobraczyńskiego, 1962
Aleksander Rogalski, Dobraczyński, 1986 (fr)
Aleksander Rogalski, Jan Dobraczyński, 1981 (en)
Jerzy Ziomek, Jana Dobraczyńskiego Księgi (bez) Wyjścia, in
Wizerunki polskich pisarzy katolickich, 1963.
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