on mass executions and mass graves

Township: Podsuliszka

Commune: Zalesice

District: Radom

Voivodeship: Kielce

1. Date and place of execution:

15 August 1944 in the Pakosław Forest.

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

[no data]

3. Personal data of the murdered victims:

Poles, Jews, foreigners: Poles.

Number of murdered victims: 16 people.

The victims were brought in from: From the village of Podsuliszka.

Surname, age, occupation, address:

1) Stefan Nadgrodkiewicz, born in 1924,
2) Tadeusz Belica, born in 1923,
3) Bronisław Fajdek, born in 1924,
4) Władysław Gryz, born in 1899,
5) Jan Lis, born in 1923,
6) Józef Lisek, born in 1927,
7) Józef Czyż, born in 1910,
8) Bolesław Nogaj, born in 1928,
9) Józef Latała, about 30 years old,

10) Jan Ziętek, born in 1907,

11) Władysław Janek, born in 1903,

12) Władysław Lisa, about 30 years old,

13) Józef Mazur, born in 1917,

14) Jan Lisek, born in 1932,

15) Maria Nadgrodkiewicz, born in 1900,

16) Maria Nadgrodkiewicz, born in 1865.

[All] farmers from the village of Podsuliszka, Zalesice Commune, Radom District.

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


5. Who carried out the execution (gendarmerie, Gestapo, SS, police, Wehrmacht)?

The military and gendarmerie.

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


7. Were the corpses burned or destroyed in any other way?

The corpses were buried in a pit and then taken to a cemetery.

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

In the Pakosław Forest, Błaziny Commune, Iłża District. The corpses were buried in a pit

and then taken to a cemetery.

9. Description of the grave(s) (size, estimated number of victims buried in one grave):

Four by eight meters.

10. Was there an official exhumation? Were the corpses buried officially, and if so, where?

In the Pakosław Forst, Błaziny Commune, Iłża District, Krzyżanowice Commune. During

the occupation, the corpses were exhumed and transferred to the cemetery in Alojzów.

[The body of] Maria Nadgrodkiewicz [was transferred] to the cemetery in Skaryszew.

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

[no data]

On 20 November 1945, the contents of the above questionnaire were officially certified by Władysław Łukawski, the head of the Zalesice Commune, with the Municipal Court in Radom.