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Polish Home Army
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Armia Krajowa (Pol.; Home Army, abbreviated: AK) is the name of the troops that were subject to the Polish government in exile during the Second World War, which operated underground in German-occupied Polish territory. The AK maintained their own Jewish Department, which organized relief campaigns for Polish Jews; however, it did not support Jewish resistance actions unreserv…

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Golczewski, Frank, “Polish Home Army”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0049>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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