Kazimierz Leski

Engineer, Military Person

1912 – 2000

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Who was Kazimierz Leski?

Kazimierz Leski, nom de guerre Bradl, was a Polish engineer, co-designer of the Polish submarines ORP Sęp and ORP Orzeł, a fighter pilot, and an officer in World War II Home Army's intelligence and counter-intelligence.

He is credited, during World War II, with at least 25 journeys across German-held Europe, usually in the uniform of a Wehrmacht Major General.

After the war, he was imprisoned by Poland's communist authorities. He spent seven years on death row before being rehabilitated in 1956. He then resumed work as an engineer.

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Born
Jun 21, 1912
Warsaw
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Delft University of Technology
Died
May 27, 2000
Warsaw

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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