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Street named after Irena Schirtladze

    Irena Schirtladze ps. «Irka» (b. April 7, 1928 in Lviv – d. September14, 1944 in Warsaw ) was a liaison officer, nurse volunteer and an activist of the antifascist movement. The oldest daughter of Arkadiusz Schirtladze – a Georgian contract Officer of Polish Army and Janina née Kicińska – Irene Schirtladze joined “the Parasol” battalion as a nurse in August 1944 and followed combat trail from Wola to Czerniakow, where she was injured while trying to save her wounded platoon commander and died on September 14. She was 16 years. She is burned in the Military Powazki Cemetery in Warsaw. Irena Schirtladze was awarded the “Cross of Valour”, established in 1920 by the Polish Defense Council.

    Address : Irena Schirtladze Street, Tbilisi, Georgia

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