He was born on November 16th, 1924 in Warsaw. He joined the scouts from in the mid-thirties. During the siege of Warsaw in October 1939 He helped the troops to move around the city. During the first years of occupation he engaged as a member of the Main Tutelary Council (RGO) and helped the poor and the war prisoners. He often illegally provided food and organized the evasions of Polish officers from German prisons. At the same time he took part in life-saving actions in the ghetto, leading Jews to the Arian side. He was a member of the Armia Krajowa (the Home Army), was arrested in 1942 and put in Pawiak prison. Later he was moved to Majdanek, Buchenwald and Schonebeck concentration camps. He is living in Warsaw today.
interview team Karta Youth Group
camera team Pulse-team
date of interview 2006-12-01
When you were taken to an investigation, when you could not walk any more, you were brought to the cell.

Stanisław Baranowski (1924 - 2014)

1939 - 1945: Warsaw (Poland)
Armed Resistance

resistance groups
Main Tutelary Council (RGO), Armia Krajowa