Włodzimierz and Danuta Bazarnik
Włodzimierz (born 28 May 1909) and Danuta (born 28 May 1928) Bazarniks were born in Lviv, where they lived during World War II. They sheltered five people of Jewish origin, including Marie Shun (née Friedman) and her daughter Malwina. Włodzimierz and Danuta Bazarnik were awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1993.
Franciszek Józef Bartoszek (aka „Jacek”, „Stefan”) was born on 27 October 1910 in Pierania (Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province). During World War II, he lived in Lviv (Ukraine), and later he moved to Jasło (Podkarpackie Voivodeship). From January 1942, he was a member of the Polish People’s Party (PPR), and in May 1942 he...
Krystyna Bar (née Duma) was born on 2 October 1919. Daughter of Maria, sister of Bolesław-Tadeusz. During World War II she lived in Lviv (Ukraine). She hid and helped the Jewish Lenz family. Krystyna Bar was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1991.
During World War II, Matylda Bagińska sheltered Mieczysław Kittay for three days – he was an illusionist of Jewish origin who managed to escape from an SS prison camp in Lviv.
Godfryd Aulich lived in Lviv (Ukraine) during World War II. Husband of Kazimiera (née Raczyńska), father of Jerzy and Jan. He safekept the property and personal belongings of Oskar Berl – a Jewish acquaintance from the neighbourhood.
Bronisława Augustynek (née Fritz) was born on 3 July 1927. She was the daughter of Wit and Maria. During World War II she lived in Lviv (Ukraine). Together with her family, she was engaged in helping Jews, including hiding them in her house. She passed away on 15 September 1984. Bronisława Augustynek was awarded the title of Righteous Among t...
Doctor Ryszard Adamowicz lived in Lviv during the German occupation. There, he became involved in helping a 17-year-old Jewish girl by finding her a hiding place at the home of his friend Wiesław Bogusz, a dentist. The man hid the woman in the kitchen and, together with Ryszard, helped her with food. After about two weeks, Ryszard was forced to...
Ms Adamczewska, a resident of Lwów, was friends with the Jewish family of Fryderyka and Leon Arnold before the war. The couple were the owners of a car parts shop. When, in August 1942, the Germans were deporting Jews from Lwów, Mrs Adamczewska gave 12-year-old Henryk, the Arnolds’ son, a short-term hiding at her home.
Kazimierz Kolbuszewski - murdered for helping Jews
It is impossible to make up for the losses caused by the enormous devastation inflicted by the occupying forces on Poland’s scientific community. These were thoughtful, well-educated people who cared about the scientific, cultural and spiritual future of the next generations. The elite was slaughtered. One of the victims representing this...
Pani Biesiecka - zamordowana za pomoc Żydom
Pani Biesiecka za ukrywanie żydowskich dzieci została powieszona przez Niemców w 1943 r. we Lwowie. Bibliografia: Bartoszewski, Z. Lewinówna, Ten jest z Ojczyzny mojej. Wspomnienia z lat 1939-1945 , Warszawa 2007. Zajączkowski, Martyrs of Charity , Washington D.C. 1988. [Strona internetowa:] www.felsztyn.tripod.com, dostęp: 03.02....POLISH VERSION
Stanisław Jerzy Hofmokl, Alfred i Salomea Wielopolscy
Stanisław Jerzy Hofmokl urodził się w 1869 r. we Lwowie. 18 lutego 1896 r. ożenił się z Romaną Zalewską. Po sprzedaniu rodzinnego majątku żony kupił w 1908 r. posiadłość w Zarzeczu k. Niska. Wraz z nim nabył las, pola uprawne i folwark w Klemensówce. Wkrótce Zarzecze stało się lokalnym ośrodkiem życia towarzyskiego i kulturalnego. Jedyna córka ...POLISH VERSION
Piotr and Karolina Bogusz, Anna Bogusz, Andrzej Gazdan
Young Anna Bogusz worked until 1942, as a house keeper at the Jewish Falik family. Faliks lived in Lwów near Zofia’s Square. At the same time, one of the Faliks’ daughters married Samuel Weirauch. After the outbreak of the war, Anna went to her brother Piotr and his wife Karolina in Oleszyce. Falik family could not longer afford the...
Help for the Jewish population in Lviv
After entering the city Lviv, German soldiers discovered in the town about 160 thousand Jews. Many people of Jewish origin arrived here from the General government. On 1st of September 1939 the number got lower for about 1/3. When soldiers left Lviv in 1944, there were only about 700 Jews – the majority of them survived with the help from Poles...