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Jan Karski, from hell on earth to recipient of U.S. presidential honor

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/jan_karski_from_hell_on_earth_to_recipient_of_us_presidential_honor_20120

By the time he was 26, Jan Karski had been imprisoned by the Soviets, tortured by the Gestapo, and nearly drowned while escaping from a hospital in German-occupied Slovakia.

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