Jan Bytnar, also known by his codenames: “Black”, "Janek", "Crocodile", and "Rudy". He was a figurehead of Group Storm of the “Szare Szeregi” (Grey Ranks), a scout organizaion of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Poland. Rudy was arrested by the Germans on March 23, 1943 and tortured for information, before he was rescued by Group Storm three days later during the so-called “Arsenal” action. He died on 30 March from injuries sustained during interrogation by the Gestapo, aged 21.
Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski, also known by hiscodenames: "Crawler", "Copernicus", "Aries", and "Alek". He was also a leading member of Group Storm and he participated in the planning and the execution of the “Arsenal” rescue operation. During the attack, he was seriously wounded in the stomach by fire from Germans in the gate house where Rudy was held. Despite this, he threw two grenades, enabling his comrades to withdraw from the action. He later died in a hospital from his wounds, aged 22.
Tadeusz Zawadzki, also known by his codenames: "Caiman", "Kotwicki", "Leo Orange", and “Zośka”. Zośka was the scoutmaster of Group Storm and he himself commanded Operation Arsenal, a daring action of the Polish resistance which took place in Warsaw on March 26, 1943, in order to free his friend and scout-mate, Rudy. He died, aged 22, during the so-called ”Taśma” attack on a German border patrol office during the night of August 20, 1943.