Ewa Faryaszewska died in the Warsaw Uprising saving national cultural monuments in the Old Town.

She was 24 years old. She was severely injured on August 28, 1944, and died as a result of her wounds. She was the liaison of the Wigry battalion. With great dedication, she worked with a team of people responsible for saving national cultural monuments in Old Town, which were stored in the basements of the museum's headquarters. She paid for this action with her life. Her mother, sister, and brother fought in the Warsaw Uprising. Before the war, she was a student of the Academy of Fine Arts. She was active as a Girl Scout of the Warsaw Chorągwi. During the German occupation, she acted in the independence conspiracy.

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