Adela Adamska lived in Świder (now a district of Otwock). During World War II, she sheltered a Jew, Adolf Rubel, in her house on Słowackiego Street (today Kołłątaja Street). Adamska knew Rubel before the occupation, the man worked with her husband in a Warsaw paste factory. Rubel had a special hiding place under the floor in Adela’s house...
Kazimiera and Władysław Wojciechowski - In great secrecy
Danuta Raczyńska, born on 27 February 1940, describes how her parents, Kazimiera and Władysław Wojciechowski, became involved in helping Jews at the time of the war. During the German occupation, the family lived in Otwock, where they hid three Jewish people – a woman with two small children – in great secrecy.
Zofia Morawska z Otwocka
Zofia Morawska mieszkała w Otwocku. Pomagała Żydom zamkniętym w getcie – dostarczała im żywność. „W czasie […] kolejnej dostawy [1943 r. lub 1944 r. – dop. red.] po prostu została zabita przez Niemców” (FLV, nagranie audio, sygn. 811_0137, relacja Jerzego Komorowskiego [znajomy] z 08.01.2014 r.). Bibliografia: FLV, nagranie audio, sygn. 8...POLISH VERSION
Sisters Gertruda and Ludwika from Otwock's Orphanage
On 10th of October the orphanage form Grabie village was moved to the territory of General Governorship. Children and three sisters: Gertruda Marciniak, Konkordia Jankowska and Ludwika Małkiewicz – went on a journey: „on 5 a.m. in front of the house stopped 3 large cars, in which were loaded children and nuns.”1. At the beginning nuns a...