Wojciech Rostafiński


Wojciech Rostafiński

Wojciech Rostafiński (b. 1921 in Warsaw), codename "Masłowski," was a Polish soldier of Armia Krajowa during World War II and former scientist working for NASA.

In 1944 Rostafiński took part in the Warsaw Uprising as a member of Szare Szeregi (Gray Ranks-Boy Scouts) "Rygiel" Group.

For his bravery during the Uprising, Rostafiński was awarded the order of Virtuti Militari.

In 1953 Rostafiński moved to United States. He was manager of advanced research projects at NASA Lewis Research Center in Cleveland Ohio, contributed to the theory of aeronautics and applied mathematics, listed in Scientific Citation Index.

External links

* [http://www.warsawuprising.com/savejews.htm "How the Last Jews in Warsaw Were Saved. Courtesy of Heralds of Truth", Michigan by Wojciech Rostafiński]


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