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    Funeral of General Bieńkowicz

    Yesterday, General Tadeusz Bieńkowski, who fought in World War 2 and against the Soviet occupation, was buried in Kraków with full state honours, following his death last week. Five weeks ago, on the date that Poland celebrated its 101st Independence Day, we reported on this 96 year old veteran who was applauded by so many younger compatriots. Speaking at the funeral, Polish president Andrzej Duda said: “He never denied his faith and beliefs, he never gave up his spirit, he was never broken.”


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