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Witness

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Topic

Ostrów Mazowiecka – daily terror

Date

1940.09-1946

Location

Katowice

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Witness

Horowitz Lucjan 14.03.1905, Kraków

Topic

Politics of the master race – institutions, economy, culture

Date

1925-1946.03

Location

Katowice Hajduki Wielkie (Chorzów)

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Witness

Rodak Stanisław 1921?

Topic

Majdanek – terror and extermination

Date

1941-1944

Location

KL Majdanek Katowice

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Witness

Michelke Gustaw 1888?

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau – the German death factory

Date

1944-1945

Location

KL Auschwitz-Birkenau Katowice

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Witness

Pałysko Jadwiga 14.01.1915, Świętochłowice

Topic

Katowice – daily terror

Date

1944.05-1944.08

Location

Katowice, Gestapo headquarters, Powstańców Street 31

Witness

Sztandera Tadeusz

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Upper Silesia

Date

1943.08-1947

Location

Sosnowiec (Śląskie Voivodeship) Będzin, ghetto Katowice Dąbrowa Górnicza Gołonóg Mysłowice

Witness

Komusińska Wanda

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Lesser Poland

Date

1942-1949

Location

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

Witness

Nestrypke Hanna

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Warsaw

Date

1939.09.01-1945

Location

Katowice Sosnowiec (Śląskie Voivodeship) KL Auschwitz-Birkenau Pruszków, Dulag 121

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Witness

Bochenek Marta 19.09.1892

Topic

The city condemned to death

Date

1940-1943.12.15

Location

Warsaw, Marszałkowska Street Piotrowice Śląskie (Katowice) Warsaw, Praga Warsaw, Ghetto

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Witness

Stryj Franciszek 1912?

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau - extermination camp

Date

1941-1944.12

Location

Katowice German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau KL Auschwitz I Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp

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Witness

Wieczorek Józef 18.11.1891

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau – the German death factory

Date

1941.10.20-1943.12.17

Location

Katowice KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), gas chambers and crematoriums II, III, IV, V

Witness

Jędrzejczak Joanna

Topic

Poles saving Jews – Lesser Poland

Date

1940.05.12-1945.06.28

Location

Dobrzyca (Pleszew district) KL Auschwitz-Birkenau Lwów (now in Ukraine) Wrocław German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Rawicz, prison, 17 Stycznia Street 28 Katowice Białystok Ostrów Wielkopolski Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp

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Witness

Pękalski Tadeusz 22.11.1910, Burkanów (Ukraine)

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.08.27-1940.03.20

Location

Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Złoczów (now in Ukraine) Katowice Kiev (Ukraine)

Witness

Gojny Walter 12.04.1906, Opole

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau – the German death factory

Date

1940.12.18-1941.01

Location

KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz I Katowice KL Auschwitz I, roll call square KL Auschwitz I, gas chamber and crematorium I

Witness

Siwak Halina

Topic

Poles saving Jews – the Lwów region

Date

1941-1989

Location

Lwów (Ukraine), Mączna Street 38 Lwów (Ukraine), ghetto Lublin Katowice Ropa (Gorlice district) Rymanów Saint-Cloud (France) Kraków, Józefitów Street 19b Sławno (Sławno district)

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Witness

Czardybon Bernard 18.06.1901, Chorzów

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau – the German death factory

Date

1940.06.16-1944.06

Location

KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), "Canada" Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Łódź, Polen-Jugendverwahrlager, Przemysłowa Street Panewniki (Katowice)

Witness

Pająk Wilibald 15.12.1922, Katowice

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau - extermination camp

Date

1941.11-1945.04.15

Location

KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), Zigeunerfamilienlager Katowice KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Mauthausen-Gusen (Austria) Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp KL Melk (subcamp of KL Mauthausen-Gusen, Austria) KL Melk (subcamp of KL Mauthausen-Gusen, Austria) German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau KL Auschwitz I, gas chamber and crematorium I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), gas chambers and crematoriums II, III, IV, V Katowice, penal-investigative prison, Mikołowska Street 4

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Witness

Kulka Erich 18.02.1911, Vsetín (Czech Republic)

Topic

Auschwitz-Birkenau – the German death factory

Date

1942-1945.01.18

Location

KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), Familienlager Theresienstadt KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), Sauna KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), Ramp III Łódź KL Dachau (Germany) KL Theresienstadt (Czech Republic) Katowice, Gestapo headquarters, Powstańców Street 31 KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), gas chambers and crematoriums II, III, IV, V

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Witness

Stromberger Maria 16.03.1898, Metnitz (Austria)

Topic

Resistance, documentation, solidarity – the underground activity at Auschwitz-Birkenau

Date

1942.07.01-1945.01

Location

Chorzów (śląskie voivodeship) Warsaw Berlin (Germany) German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Katowice Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp KL Dachau (Germany) KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz I, gas chamber and crematorium I KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), gas chambers and crematoriums II, III, IV, V Prague (Czech Republic) Łódź KL Theresienstadt (Czech Republic)

Witness

Dubiel Stanisław 13.11.1910, Chorzów (śląskie voivodeship)

Topic

To freedom – escapes from Auschwitz-Birkenau

Date

1940.06.11-1945.01.18

Location

KL Auschwitz I KL Auschwitz I, Block 11 and Death Wall KL Auschwitz I, Block 10 KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau), "Canada" KL Auschwitz I, gas chamber and crematorium I KL Mauthausen-Gusen (Austria) German extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Katowice KL Auschwitz II (Birkenau) Bern (Switzerland) Auschwitz-Birkenau, German extermination camp Bydgoszcz