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Jorinde Krejci-Hosenfeld , daughter of German officer Wilhelm... News PhotoAchievement,Award,Brother,Ceremony,Civil Rights,Daughter,Father,German Culture,Germany,Judaism,Nazism,People,Poland,Politics,Receiving,Showing,WarsawPhotographer Collection: AFP 2007 AFPJorinde Krejci-Hosenfeld (L), daughter of German officer Wilhelm Hosenfeld, and her brother Detlev Hosenfeld show the award they received on behalf of their father 10 October 2007 during an awards ceremony, rewarding 53 people who had risked their lives to save Jews during the Nazi occupation of Poland, at the National Theater in Warsaw. Kaczynski decorated them with the Polonia Restituta award, including Hosenfeld, who saved pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman and whose story was immortalised by Polish-French director Roman Polanski in 'The Pianist.' Woman at center is unidentified. AFP PHOTO / WOJTEK RADWANSKI (Photo credit should read WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP/Getty Images)