Polish historian resigns state position over 2007 photos of him performing Nazi salute

(JTA) — A senior state historian in Poland resigned following the publication of photos from 2007 in which he appears to be giving a Nazi salute.

Tomasz Greniuch had served as acting director of the Institute of National Remembrance’s branch in Wrocław, in southwestern Poland, since 2019.

The institute in its announcement Monday wrote on Twitter that Jarosław Szarek, its president, had received and accepted the resignation.

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