(1901 - 1986)
The head of the “Jewish
Department” of the Armia Krajowa (Polish
underground organization), Wolinski informed
the Polish government-in-exile of Nazi anti-Jewish
policy in occupied Poland. He served as the
Polish underground’s liaison with the
Jewish Fighting Association. During the great
deportation, he provided work permits and
shelter and procured weapons for the underground.
He was recognized by Yad
Vashem as one of
among the Nations because he
begged his commanders to help rescue Jews,
participated in the Zegota and helped hide
Wiesenthal Center; Dor, Danny, Ed. Brave
and Desperate. Israel: Ghetto Fighters'
House Museum, 2003, p. 153.