Given name: Janek Family name: Bilak

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  • Male
  • Janek
  • Bilak
  • August 1944
  • Warszawa
  • A member of the Bund. Before the war he was a dental technician. In the ghetto uprising he commanded one of the 'fives' in the territory of the brushmakers'. After the uprising he hid in Warsaw in Rakowiecka Street, together with Chana Krysztal. In July 1944 Pnina Papier and Dov Szniper came there from the woods near Wyszkow. During the Warsaw Uprising the fighters were forced to leave their hideout. Together with a crwod of Polish people they were driven to the Gestapo. when armed Szniper gave a few shots, the Germans killed him and Bilak.

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