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Witness

Sikorski Władysław Antoni 24.03.1911, Skawina

Topic

Mass extermination – KL Gross-Rosen

Date

1941.03.30-1946.10.12

Location

KL Gross-Rosen Warsaw, Gibalskiego Street 11 KL Auschwitz-Birkenau Odrowąż (Końskie district) KL Dachau (Germany) Radom, train station, Podjazdowa Street (Beliny-Prażmowskiego Street 2)

Witness

Drożdż Zdzisław

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Lesser Poland

Date

1942.09-1998

Location

Gorlice Tarnów (małopolskie voivodeship) Kraków, Wolnica Square 1 Zagórzany (Gorlice district) Lwów (now in Ukraine) Radzymin Budapest (Hungary) Grodzisk Mazowiecki Warsaw

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Witness

Nosal Eugeniusz 19.08.1910, Nowy Sącz

Topic

The first at Auschwitz – transport from Tarnów

Date

1922.08.31-1944.10.16

Location

KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Auschwitz III (Monowitz) KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), "Little Red House” KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), "Little White House” KL Auschwitz I, gas chamber and crematorium I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), gas chambers and crematoriums II, III, IV, V Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Witness

Wąsowicz Tadeusz 29.07.1906, Limanowa

Topic

Resistance movement in Auschwitz

Date

1922.08.31-1944.10.16

Location

KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau)

Witness

Boczkowska Jadwiga

Topic

Poles saving Jews – the Polesie region

Date

1940.03-1946.06

Location

Nieśwież (now in Belarus) Brześć (now in Belarus)

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Witness

Hadam Wilhelm 26.05.1918, Bartkówka (Dynów, now in Ukraine)

Topic

A race against time – the road to Anders' Army

Date

1938-1942

Location

North-Pechora Gulag camp (Russia, Komi Republic) Lesko Samarlag (Russia, Samara Oblast) Chkalov (Orenburg, Russia, Orenburg Oblast) Dnipropetrovsk (Dnipro, Ukraine) Tashkent (Uzbekistan) Sevpechlag (Russia, Komi Republic) Leninabad (Khodjend, Tajikistan) Jalal-Abad (Kyrgyzstan)

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Witness

Chyb Franciszek 20.01.1895, Bobrza

Topic

Radom bathed in blood – the prison in the former convent buildings

Date

1942.09.24-1946.12.18

Location

Radom, Gestapo Headquarters, Kościuszki Street 6 Radom, Gestapo headquarters, Kościuszki Street 6 Radom, prison (Benedictine convent), Malczewskiego Street 1 Góra Puławska Radom, train station, Podjazdowa Street (Beliny-Prażmowskiego Street 2)

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Witness

Stapf Adam 1907?

Topic

Resistance movement in Auschwitz

Date

1922.08.31-1944.10.16

Location

KL Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ramp I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz I Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Tarnów (małopolskie voivodeship), penal institution, Konarskiego Street 2 Kraków, Marshal Józef Piłsudski Retreat of the Association of Polish Artists and Designers, Łobzowska Street 3 KL Gross-Rosen

Witness

Brunarska Zofia 27.05.1923

Topic

The Polish Underground State and its bid to help Jews

Date

1939.09-1946.05.03

Location

Kraków, Strzelecka Street 11 Poznań KL Plaszow Krasnovodsk (Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan) Kraków, Lubicz Street Warsaw Kraków, Botaniczna Street Słomniki Kraków, Fałata Street Kraków, Lubomirskich Street 27 Kraków, Krowoderska Street Kraków, Gestapo headquarters, Pomorska Street 2 Łódź, ghetto Kraków, Topolowa Street Kraków, Warszawska Street Kraków, Pędzichów Street 13 Radzymin Radom, train station, Podjazdowa Street (Beliny-Prażmowskiego Street 2) Kraków, Św. Tomasza Street Kraków, Św. Jana Street Kraków, Zamenhofa Street Kraków, Radziwiłłowska Street Zgierz (łódzkie voivodeship) Tymbark Nowe Brzesko Kraków, Warszawska Street 1

Witness

Bąk Anna 18.07.1920, Kotlice

Topic

Stadion Leśny, Słowik, Herby – execution sites in Kielce

Date

1943.07.05-1947.12.14

Location

Kielce, the Prison on Castle Hill, Zamkowa Street 3 Kielce, Kielce-Herby railway station

Witness

Koziak Eugenia 16.12.1926, Cieszyn

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Lesser Poland

Date

1942-1979

Location

Goleszów, industrial labor camp (subcamp of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau) Prague (Czech Republic)

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Witness

Golińska Marianna 1933?

Topic

Poles saving Jews – the Mazovian region

Date

1939.09-1946

Location

Gąbin (mazowieckie voivodeship) Gąbin (mazowieckie voivodeship), synagogue, Ciasna Street Gąbin (mazowieckie voivodeship), ghetto, Ciasna Street Gąbin (mazowieckie voivodeship), ghetto, Browarna Street 1

Witness

Komusińska Wanda

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Lesser Poland

Date

1942-1949

Location

Tarnów, ghetto Tarnów, Towarowa Street Stryszów Katowice Dąbrówka (Wadowice district)

Witness

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Topic

Poles saving Jews – the Mazovian region

Date

1939.09.01-1977

Location

Warsaw Gniewoszów (mazowieckie voivodeship) Kobryń (Belarus) Kazimierz Dolny Puławy (lubelskie voivodeship)

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Witness

Dudziński

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.08-1946.05.11

Location

Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

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Witness

Moraczak

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.09-1946.04.15

Location

Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn)

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Witness

Kupiszewska Jadwiga

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

-

Location

Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp Złoczów (now in Ukraine) Tarnopol (now in Ukraine) Podwołoczyska (Ukraine) Żółkiew (Ukraine) Kiev (Ukraine) Bryansk (Russia, Bryansk Oblast) Moscow (Russia) Gorky (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast) Terespol (Bielsko-Biała district) Brześć (now in Belarus)

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Witness

Michalski Zbigniew

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.09-1946

Location

Grodno (now in Belarus)

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Witness

Bulska

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.09.18-1946.04

Location

Ostashkov (Russia, Tver Oblast), NKVD camp for POWs Kostopol (now in Ukraine)

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Witness

Targowska Halina 09.05.1907, Kiev (Ukraine)

Topic

Warsaw '44 – pacification of Mokotów

Date

-

Location

Warsaw, SS-Stauferkaserne, Rakowiecka Street 4 Warsaw, Kazimierzowska Street 51 Warsaw, Madalińskiego Street Warsaw, Narbutta Street Warsaw, Kazimierzowska Street 75 Warsaw, Kazimierzowska Street 77 Warsaw, Puławska Street 19 Warsaw, Sandomierska Street Warsaw, Rakowiecka Street