Helena Biedrzycka with daughter Halina
Helena Biedrzycka (née Pawłowska) lived in Vilnius during World War II. Mother of Danuta and Halina (born in 1924). At the turn of 1940/41, she sheltered two Jewish girls in her flat with the help of her daughter Halina for a period of several months.
Józef and Anna Bawszyc
During World War II, Józef and Anna (née Nowicka) Bawszyc lived in Vilnius. In their flat, they sheltered a woman of Jewish origin, Edebon, together with her daughter Bela/Nela. Józef passed away in 1975, Anna passed away in 1983.
Lucyna Bauer (née Antonowicz) was born in 1927, daughter of Wincenty and Jadwiga (née Pietkiewicz). During World War II, she lived in Vilnius (Lithuania). She helped to hide a pre-war Jewish clerk, Bronisława Malberg. Lucyna Bauer was awarded the Righteous Among the Nations title in 2008.
Jan and Zofia Bartoszewicz
Jan Bartoszewicz lived in Vilnius (Lithuania) during World War II. Husband of Zofia (née Janowa). Together with his wife he hid and took care of a Jew, Abraham Sutzkever, who had escaped from the Vilnius ghetto. Jan and Zofia Bartoszewicz were awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1982.
Wincenty and Wiktoria Balul with their sons Franciszek and Antoni
Wincenty Balul lived with his family in Vilnius (Lithuania) during World War II. Husband of Wiktoria, father of Franciszek and Antoni. The Balul family was sheltering the Jewish Flechtman family. The Balul family was awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations in 1994
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.
Aniela Bajewska (née Winkowska) lived in Vilnius (Lithuania) during World War II. She hid Jews and provided them with basic necessities of life. Aniela Bajewska was awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations in 2016.
Mrs Bajewska lived in Vilnius during the Second World War. She hid 7 Jewish women.
Wincenty and Jadwiga Antonowicz
Wincenty Antonowicz was born on 1 May 1891. During World War II he lived in Vilnius, Lithuania. Jadwiga’s husband, Lucyna’s father. Together with his family, he helped a Jewish woman, Joanna Malberg. Wincenty and Jadwiga were awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations in 1997.
Kazimierz and Maria Czaplinski with their children
Kazimierz and Maria Czapliński, together with their children Andrzej and Zuzanna (married name Adamowicz), lived in Vilnius on Witoldowa Street. In the autumn of 1941, Kazimierz was approached by the family’s former neighbour, a Jewish woman called Fruma Błoch, who asked them to hide her. When the Vilnius ghetto was established in 1941, ...
Józef i Julia Przygodzcy
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