During World War II, Bronislaw ‘Grom’ Karwowski was captured as a POW by the Nazis, but he escaped from the Gestapo’s headquarters in Poland. After his escape, he was arrested again in 1948 and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was later deservedly awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, as well as other awards.
At the end of August, Karwowski braved his ailments, put on his WWII gear and walked his granddaughter Joanna down the aisle at her wedding. He passed away two days later.
An amazing video shows us a moment when a proud granddad Bronislaw ‘Grom’ Karwowski goes with his wonderful granddaughter Joanna down the aisle on her last stroll as a single lady while wearing his military gear which is vigorously enhanced with the majority of his decorations for bravery.
The wedding took place in Bialystok, in northern Poland. Emotional guests sobbed and their eyes were full of tears. The video demonstrates the bride breathing deeply as she is escorted down the aisle. The groom is spotted biting his lip in an offer to prevent himself from crying as the match walk gradually towards him, before saying thanks to the legend for bringing his lady of the hour by planting two kisses on his cheeks. We are not crying, you are crying!
During the WWII, Mr. Karwowski was captured by the Nazis. Luckily, he managed to escape from the Gestapo’s headquarters.Mr. Karowowski did not let his illness stop him from walking his granddaughter down the aisle. He showed up on the wedding together with the Armed Forces and they say that this proud veteran showed the same determination during his time serving his country! So amazing!
For his efforts fighting for his country, he was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, as well as many other honors. Announcing his death, the National Armed Forces wrote on social media: “We regret to announce that today, on 1st September 2018, on the 79th anniversary of Germany’s assault on Poland, the national hero and insurgent of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944, Major Bronislaw Karwowski retired to the eternal guard. He was 94 years old.
This story is so amazing! We know that we made you cry, like a lot, but this is a truly inspirational story that shows us that family is the most important and they are beside us in good times and bad times!
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