Joe Tarnowski

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Josef "Joe" Tarnowski (19 March 1922, Maniewicze – 12 September 2010, Edinburgh) was a Polish-Scottish electronics engineer and intelligence officer. He was a spy for the Armia Krajowa after the Soviet Union invaded eastern Poland (now western Ukraine) under the terms of the Nazi-Soviet Pact, before being arrested by the NKVD, tortured, and sentenced to the Vorkuta gulag in Siberia. His transportation orders signed by Nikita Khrushchev.[1]


  • Tarnowski, Josef; Raszkowski Ross, Raymond (2009). Walking with Shadows. Glen Murray Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9561758-0-9. 


  1. ^ "Obituary: Joe Tarnowski, electronics engineer and intelligence officer". The Scotsman. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2010.