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Story of a secret state : my report to the world / Jan Karski ; foreword by Madeleine Albright.

By: Karski, Jan, 1914-2000 [Author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, c2013Description: xxxi, 414 p. : ill.,map ; 23 cmISBN: 9781589019Subject(s): Karski, Jan 1914-2000 | World War -- Personal narratives, Polish -- 1939-1945 | World War -- 1939-1945 -- Poland | Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
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Contents Foreword / by Madeleine Albright -- Biographical essay of Jan Karski / by Timothy Snyder -- Defeat -- Prisoner in Russia -- Exchange and escape -- Devastated Poland -- The beginning -- Transformation -- Initiation -- Borecki -- Contact between cells -- Mission to France -- The underground state -- Caught by the Gestapo -- Torture -- The SS hospital -- Rescue -- The "gardener" -- Propaganda from the country -- Execution of a traitor -- The four branches of the underground -- The Laskowa apartment -- Assignment in Lublin -- Retribution -- The secret press -- My "conspiratorial apparatus" -- The liaison women -- Marriage per procuram -- School / Underground -- Parliament in Poland -- The ghetto -- "To die in agony . . ." -- Unter den Linden revisited -- Journey through France and Spain -- My report to the world.Contents Foreword -- Biographical essay of Jan Karski / by Timothy Snyder -- Defeat -- Prisoner in Russia -- Exchange and escape -- Devastated Poland -- The beginning -- Transformation -- Initiation -- Borecki -- Contact between cells -- Mission to France -- The underground state -- Caught by the Gestapo -- Torture -- The SS hospital -- Rescue -- The "gardener" -- Propaganda from the country -- Execution of a traitor -- The four branches of the underground -- The Laskowa apartment -- Assignment in Lublin -- Retribution -- The secret press -- My "conspiratorial apparatus" -- The liaison women -- Marriage per procuram -- School / Underground -- Parliament in Poland -- The ghetto -- "To die in agony . . ." -- Unter den Linden revisited -- Journey through France and Spain -- My report to the world.

First published in the United States of America by Houghton Mifflin, 1944.--T.p. verso

Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-400) and index.

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