Elżbieta Zawacka


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Elżbieta Zawacka

Elżbieta Zawacka Death

Elżbieta passed away on January 10, 2009 at the age of 99 in Torun, Poland.

Elżbieta Zawacka death quick facts:
  • When did Elżbieta Zawacka die?

    January 10, 2009
  • How old was Elżbieta Zawacka when died?

  • Where did Elżbieta Zawacka die? What was the location of death?

    Torun, Poland

Elżbieta Zawacka Birthday and Date of Death

Elżbieta Zawacka was born on March 19, 1909 and died on January 10, 2009. Elżbieta was 99 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: March 19, 1909
Date of Death: January 10, 2009
Age at Death: 99

Elżbieta Zawacka - Biography

Elżbieta Zawacka (19 March 1909 – 10 January 2009), known also by her war-time nom de guerre Zo, was a Polish university professor, scouting instructor, SOE agent and a freedom fighter during World War II. She was also a Brigadier General of the Polish Army (the second and last woman in the history of the Polish Army to hold this rank), promoted by President Lech Kaczyński on May 3, 2006. The only woman among the Cichociemni, she served as a courier for the Home Army, carrying letters and other documents from Nazi-occupied Poland to the Polish government in exile and back. Her regular route ran from Warsaw through Berlin and Sweden to London. She was also responsible for organizing routes for other couriers of the Home Army.