|born on||31 August 1912 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )|
|Place||Janowice, Poland, 50n51, 21e15|
|Timezone||LST m21e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||07°16' 13°27 Asc. 13°25'|
Polish World War II soldier, a cichociemny and a notable leader of the Home Army in the Świętokrzyskie Mountains. He used the nickname Ponury ("Gloomy" or "Grim") and Donat.
He was killed in action in a successful attack against German troops near the village of Jewłasze near Vilnius on June 16, 1944. He had been shot in the back while retrieving a wounded comrade by a German deserter.
Piwnik was posthumously promoted to the rank of major and next to colonel (by a Polish Minister of Defense, in year 2012).
PTA quotes birth certificate located in the museum J. Piwnik in Janowice.
Reported by Jaroslaw Gronert
- Vocation : Military : Killed
- Vocation : Military : Military service