Given name: Mieczysław Family name: Wajnkiper

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  • Male
  • Mieczysław
  • Wajnkiper
  • Mietek Watraszek
  • A communist activist. He came from a fully assimilated Jewish family. He studied at Warsaw Polytechnic, later he went abroad to continue engineer studies. During the war he stayed in the Warsaw Ghetto where he was related to the communist circles and later to PPR. he became one of the military instructors in the fighting organization of the anti-fascist block in the ghetto. After the first action, he crossed to the "Aryan side", where he was active as an officer of the People's Army (AL). He actively participated in the Warsaw Uprising. He died in 1953.

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