Janina Smoleńska (1926 Tarkowszczyzna – 2010 Szczecin) – soldier of the Home Army (AK), a medic of partisan units of the Vilnius area. She served under the nom de guerre “Jachna” in legendary units of Polish Underground State commanded by Antoni Burzyński, nom de guerre “Kmicic”, Zygmunt Szendzielarz, nom de guerre “Łupaszka” and Longin Wojciechowski, nom de guerre “Ronin”. After the war, in June 1946 she cooperated with anti-communist conspiracy and a squadron of Leon Smoleński, nom de guerre “Zeus”, that operated in Warmia and later in Bory Tucholskie. She was arrested in January 1947 and after two months she was sentenced before the Military District Court in Bydgoszcz to death twice and her civil and honor rights were revoked for ever. Due to an amnesty, the sentence was changed to 15 years imprisonment, later decreased to 10 years and she was released a few months before the end of her sentence. From 1957 Janina Smoleńska worked as a Polish teacher in elementary schools, high schools and universities in Szczecin. In 1996 she became a godmother of the Józef Haller 12th Mechanized Brigade.