Bogdan Bobkiewicz was born on 19 June 1927. During the Second World War he lived in Częstochowa. He was involved in helping Jews.
Wiktoria Błasiak (née Gryczyńska) was born on 6 April 1881 in Turek. Daughter of Franciszek and Józefa (née Matuszek). During World War II she lived in Częstochowa. She sheltered people of Jewish origin, for which she was arrested.
Franciszka and Jan Bielecki
Franciszka Tekla Bielecka (born 1878) and Jan Bielecki (born 20 June 1867) were siblings. Both were born in Częstochowa. Children of Michał and Marianna (née Dziubandy). During the Second World War they lived in Częstochowa. They sheltered people of Jewish origin, for which they were arrested on 9 April 1943 by Schupo officers. On 10 April 1943...
Kazimiera Berczyńska, Wacław and Zofia Berczyńska
Kazimiera Berczyńska (née Jankowska), a retired teacher, her son Wacław and his wife Zofia Berczyńska (née Goltz), lived in Częstochowa during World War II. In their house they sheltered a six-year-old girl of Jewish origin, Ilona Frydman. Kazimiera Berczyńska, Wacław Berczyński and Zofia Berczyńska were awarded the title of Righteous Among t...
Stanisław Benduch was born on 18 July 1923 in the village of Wyczerpy Dolne (now part of the city of Częstochowa) where he lived during World War II. Son of Władysław and Helena (née Radecka). For several months, he delivered food to people of Jewish origin working at the Pelcer Aparatenbaum factory in Częstochowa.
Czesława and Tadeusz Bednarski
Czesława and Tadeusz Bednarski. Czesława was born on 4 August 1905 in Częstochowa. Tadeusz was born on 27 September 1903 in Kłobuck (Silesia Province). Son of Kazimierz and Marianna (née Ząbkowska). During the Second World War, Mr and Mrs Bednarski lived in Częstochowa. They were sheltering people of Jewish nationality. They were arrested and ...
Fr Teodor Popczyk - murdered for helping Jews
Father Teodor Popczyk served as curate at St Barbara’s parish in Częstochowa during the German occupation. When the local ghetto underwent liquidation, many Jews began to seek help from the local community. Fr Popczyk showed extraordinary courage and commitment by hiding Jews in his flat in the presbytery. He also issued them with baptism...
Jan Brust - zamordowany za pomoc Żydom
„Boże, daj siły w nogach!” – na komendę „Halt” Brust zmówił w myślach ekspresową modlitwę i rzucił się do ucieczki. Miał przy sobie fałszywe dokumenty i leki dla Żydów z obozu pracy Hasag zorganizowanym przy Hucie Częstochowa. Grypsy zdołał połknąć – by w razie niepowodzenia nie trafiły w niemieckie ręce. Tym razem kule mocno go poturbowały. Ud...POLISH VERSION
Marian Bogucki i Bronisława Lang - zamordowani za pomoc Żydom
Irenę, Mariana i Jana wepchnięto za kraty. Za co? Za pomoc Żydom. Boguccy ich ukrywali, Jan Wyderski zaś dostarczał im fałszywe dokumenty. Na razie to było „tylko” częstochowskie więzienie. Był 3 grudnia 1942 roku. Miesiąc później, 7 stycznia 1943 r., małżeństwo Boguckich przewieziono na Majdanek. Mężczyzna z Mariana Boguckiego stał się numerem...POLISH VERSION