concerning mass executions and mass graves

Township: Nowy Korczyn

Commune: Nowy Korczyn

District: Stopnica

Voivodeship: Kielce

1. Date and place of execution:

January 1943.

2. Type of execution (shooting, hanging, etc.):


3. Personal data of the murdered victims:

Poles, Jews, foreigners: Poles.

Number of murdered victims: 3.

The victims were brought in from: Nowy Korczyn.

Surnames, ages, professions/occupations, addresses:

Jan Mitwer, 47 years old, laborer; Józef Król, 32 years old, laborer; Tadeusz Francuz, 18 years old, laborer, Nowy Korczyn.

4. Is it known what the victims were accused of, whether the execution was carried out in retaliation, etc.?

The execution was carried out in retaliation.

5. Who carried out the execution (gendarmes, Gestapo men, SS men, policemen, the Wehrmacht)?

SS men.

6. Are the surnames of the perpetrators known (provide the surnames if known)?

Hans – further details unknown.

7. Were the corpses burnt or destroyed otherwise?

They were buried.

8. Where were the corpses buried (provide the exact location)?

Nowy Korczyn on the River Nida.

9. Description of the place of burial (graves, dimensions, estimated number of victims buried in one grave).

2 meters by 25 centimeters by 1 meter.

10. Were the corpses exhumed, were they officially reinterred (report)? If “yes” to the latter, then where?

Yes, by the families.

11. Are there any grounds for conducting their exhumation in the future?


On 21 September 1945, the contents of the above questionnaire were officially confirmed by the head of Nowy Korczyn commune, Marcin Tomasik, with the Municipal Court in Busko-Zdrój.