Irena Piwarska: “She was the best of us all”
The first contribution comes from Magda Thomas, Friend of The SWW2LN and one of the ‘stars’ of the BBC TWO series Secret Agent Selection: WW2
After her death, her family received a last letter from her and a package with her clothes and small souvenirs: a rosary made of bread, a chain made of horsehair, a hand-made ring with a monogram, secret letters in clothing and some of Irena’s hair that was cut off and tied. Similar parcels were received by families of the other young people who were murdered during this time.
The Piwarski sisters, with Irena far left and Stanisława – grandmother of Magda Thomas – second from left
The rosary and ring made by Irena while in prison.
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