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Kazimiera Mika - famous photo from WWII/Warsaw

catbird 1 | -  
30 May 2009 /  #1
Does anyone know if she is still alive or anything has been written about her after the war? Thanks. I could not attach file, so you can see the photo on flickr:

gosc11 - | 1  
7 Dec 2009 /  #2
Yes, this girl is still alive and she's living in Warsaw. This is a article about her:,34880,6986800.html
Actual foto of her:,34880,6986800.html?i=1
mateinone 5 | 58  
7 Dec 2009 /  #3
Here is a link with multiples pictures of the story =>

One example quoting the photographer on this can be found through this link =>

As we drove by a small field at the edge of town we were just a few minutes too late to witness a tragic event, the most incredible of all. Seven women had been digging potatoes in a field..

I have listed the full quote, because it is on many web pages and there is no "source" web page, so I cannot see any copyright issues. IF the admin want to reduce it to 100 words and just the link, that is okay, I have just added why I cannot see it being necessary and hence why I posted it in this manner.
ZIMMY 6 | 1,601  
7 Dec 2009 /  #4
Thanks, I've occasionally wondered what happened to her. That photo has stuck with me because it epitomizes the suffering, grief and shock of war - and how in one instance a young life's world is turned to hell.

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