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Eugeniusz Zenon Lokajski (1909-1944) 
The youngest nurse in the Warsaw Uprising: 8-year-old Rózyczka (Little Rose) Gozdziewska (1936-1989) 
1944 
  
Gelatin silver print 
Internet - Original source ill-defined 
Facebook, Andrew Aborygen Skladowski, 1 August 2019 
  
 
LL/92417 
  
Helped in a field hospital company "Koszta" at Moniuszki Street. In 1958 she left Poland for France. Rózyczka (Little Rose) Gozdziewska died at the age of 53.
 
Eugeniusz Zenon Lokajski was a Polish athlete, gymnast and photographer. He is notable as the Champion of Poland in javelin throw and the creator of more than 1000 photos documenting the Warsaw Uprising. By the end of the Uprising, on September 25, 1944, Lokajski was attached to the Headquarters of the Armia Krajowa as a photographer. His main task was to prepare photos of important AK soldiers for fake German documents, which would allow them to evade captivity and continue the struggle. Lacking materials, Lokajski went to a photographic shop at Marszalkowska street 129. Caught in an artillery barrage, he was killed in the ruins of the house. It was not until May 1945 that his body was exhumed from the rubble and buried in the Powazki Cemetery, among other Polish sportsmen killed in World War II. After the war a collection of photos documenting the Uprising was found in Warsaw, well hidden in one of the ruined houses. 
 

 
  
 
  
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