Cecylia Adamiak with her daughter Helena
Cecylia Adamiak lived with her daughter Helena in the village of Pakoszówka (Podkarpackie Province). From 1942 to 15 July 1944, i.e. when the Soviet army entered the area, they hid 3 people of Jewish origin: 2 women, together with the husband of one of them. These Jewish women were descended of ...
Cecylia Banasiak (nee Kądziołka) lived in Mordarka (Małopolskie Province) during World War II. She was involved in helping wounded Jewish man.
Celina Aniszkiewicz with her children
Celina Aniszkiewicz lived in Duniłowicze (Belarus) during World War II. A widow. Mother of Wanda, Bolesława and Józef. She sheltered the Jewish family of Slawin. Celina and her children were awarded the Righteous Among the Nations title in 1990.
Celina Bar-Natan (née Kujawska) was born on 8th May 1913. During World War II she lived in Warsaw. Celina hid and helped Alina Rakower, a Jewish woman, and her daughter. She passed away on 1 May 2006. Celina Bar-Natan was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1987.
Childhood of Emilia Stachowiak-Lis in Borszczów
“When I recall my childhood I see my family house in Borszczow village in Tarnopolskim voivodeship and my brothers and sisters together with my twin brother – who despite war years had this lucky opportunity to be raised by our parents” – recalls her childhood Emilia Starachowiak-Lis. As a 4-year-old girl she ...
Paweł i Wacława Sobolewscy w czasie wojny mieszkali w Brańsku, na Podlasiu. Tam zaangażowali się w pomoc prześladowanym Żydom. Zofia Drzewiecka, córka Sobolewskich, opowiada o kryjówce, która była bezpiecznym miejscem w czasie okupacji i relacjach z uratowanymi Żydami już po wojnie.POLISH VERSION
Congregation of the Most Holy Name of Jesus in Suchedniów
The congregation of Sisters of the Holy name of Jesus was founded by blessed Honorata Koźmińskiego in 1887. In the course of their duties, sisters were running school in Suchedniów. During the occupation the building was established as a orphanage. Part of it was occupied by the SS detachme...
Cyryl Brynkus and Władysław Długopolski - murdered for helping Jews
– You did not deliver the milk, you have to pay a penalty,” said the policeman to Cyril Brynkus, a farmer from Spytkowice near Rabka. All of a sudden something moved in the corner of Brynkus’ cottage. The Germans became interested in the strange commotion. It turned out th...
Czesław and Stanisława Banach
During World War II, Czesław and Stanisława Banach lived in Sowin (in the Lublin voivodship). Parents of Jan and three daughters. They helped Jewish partisans.
Czesław Balsewicz lived in Vilnius, Lithuania, during World War II. He helped the Jewish Shalit family. Czesław Balsewicz was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1994.
Czesław Luć - murdered for helping Jews
– You Polish swine, what are you doing here?! – A German guard screamed over Czeslaw Luc’s ear. A Pole was secretly giving food to his Jewish fellow prisoners. The guard started brutally laying siege to the Pole. When he stopped, the man was already dead. He was 35 years old. Where did he come fro...
Czesława Naruszewicz opowiada historię Antoniego Olędzkiego
Historia Antoniego Olędzkiego, którą opowiada Pani Czesława Naruszewicz. Mężczyzna mieszkał we wsi Szmurły koło Brańska, gdzie ukrywał rodzinę pochodzenia żydowskiego. O kryjówce w stodole dowiedzieli się Niemcy.POLISH VERSION