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Kraków in Kraków Powiat, Małopolska, Poland
 

Jan Kanty Lasota

 
 
Jan Kanty Lasota Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
1. Jan Kanty Lasota Marker
Inscription.  
W tym domu
w latach 1943-1945 mieszkał
PPŁK MGR
Jan Kanty Lasota
"Przyzba"
Ostatni Szef Sztabu
Okregu Kraków Armii Krajowej
Ur. 20.X.1899   Aresztowany 17.IV.1945
Zm. 19.V.1950 Zameczony w Z.S.RR

Podkomendni i Towarzysze Broni 1996

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(English translation:)

In this building during 1943-1945 lived Lt. Col. Jan Kanty Lasota, "Dog", last Chief of Staff for the Home Army's Krakow District. Born October 10, 1899. Arrested April 17, 1945. Martyred May 18, 1950 in the USSR.
 
Erected 1996 by Podkomendni i Towarzysze Broni.
 
Location. 50° 3.688′ N, 19° 56.526′ E. Marker is in Kraków, Małopolska, in Kraków Powiat. Marker is at the intersection of Mikołajska and Świętego Krzyża, on the left when traveling east on Mikołajska. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mikołajska 20, Kraków, Małopolska 31-027, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this

Jan Kanty Lasota Marker - Wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
2. Jan Kanty Lasota Marker - Wide view
The marker is visible here just to the right of the left-most door on the hotel.
marker. Kamienica Pod Trzema Lipami / House Under the Three Linden Trees (within shouting distance of this marker); Kamienica Strzemboszowska / The Strzemboszowska House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); January Uprising Recruitment Site (about 120 meters away); Merkuriusz Polski / The Polish Mercury (about 120 meters away); Andrzej Badurski (about 150 meters away); Stanisław Wyspiański (about 210 meters away); Rafał Józef Czerwiakowski (about 210 meters away); Honoré de Balzac (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kraków.
 
More about this marker. In the upper right hand corner of the marker is the "Kotwica", which is Polish for anchor, and depicts a combination of an anchor and the letters "P" and "W", to symbolize Polska Walcząca, "Fighting Poland" - the symbol of the Polish Home Army during WW II.
 
Also see . . .  Lt. Col. Jan Kanty Lasota - an outstanding figure of the Krakow military conspiracy (in Polish). (Submitted on June 13, 2018.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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