2015, 13 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles
Born in Lvov, Jacek Wilczur in the age of 16 became the youngest executioner of Nazi criminals and informers sentenced to death by the Polish underground courts in WWII. Sometimes he was even ordered to execute his own Home Army co-fighters. After the war his comprehensive knowledge was used in the works of Commission for the Prosecution of Hitler’s Crimes in Poland. He searched the underground town build by Germans in the Owl Mountains in Lower Silesia, sought hidden archives and secret Nazi cubbyholes. The 90 year-old Wilczur has never before told his story.
Born in Chicago in 1991, but most of his life has spent in Poland. The journalist associated with TVN since 2010. Before he worked for Onet, the largest Polish-language internet portal. Student in the Institute of American and Polonian Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. He prepares materials for the TVN24 (Polish news channel) and the main edition of ‘Fakty’ (Facts) – the flagship TVN news program. The author of short documentaries on social issues, historical and popular science subjects.
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