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COVER STORY Federal Government should abolish Renewable Energy Certificates

ENERGY BP annual Review shows consumption, production up

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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Religious discrimination bill: A litany of questions

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LITERATURE D.H. Lawrence: The Modernist in exile

MUSIC Dialectical transcendence

CINEMA The Farewell: Elegant and bittersweet

BOOK REVIEW Owning up to market imperfections

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EDITORIAL Gladys Liu controversy ignores reality of China's interference

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Witold Pilecki, Martyr for Truth

Adam J. Koch

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Born in 1901, Witold Pilecki is best known as a Polish Cavalry officer, World War II Polish Underground intelligence operative and resistance leader.

In 1940, as the evil of the Nazi regime intensified, he volunteered for a mission which required getting himself imprisoned in the German concentration camp of Auschwitz to gather intelligence and expose its horrors to the world. In captivity he organised resistance and brought comfort to other prisoners.

As the world grows in its awareness of the heroic life of Witold Pilecki we can see clearly why he can be rightly considered on of the greatest heroes of World War II, and indeed, of the entire 20th century.

This extensively researched account of Witold Pilecki's life shares with us the story of great adventure, one defined by a rare courage, selflessness and virtue, one that cannot help but to inspire and enthral us.

About the Author

Adam Koch was born in Zary, Poland in 1949. From 1966 to 1971 he studied at the Warsaw School of Economics. In 1988, just 13 months before the end of the Communist rule in Poland, he had to leave his country of birth.

In Australia he has worked as an academic, teaching and publishing extensively in the field of international business and strategic management. Since 1997 Adam has been an entry into the Marquis Who is Who in the World.

He lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his wife Krystyna.


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