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Witness

Dzik Adam 1910?

Topic

The Radom region – the pacification of townships and rural areas

Date

1944.04.05-1945.02

Location

KL Gross-Rosen Wólka Ukazowa (Wólka Tyrzyńska)

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Witness

Doliński Bohdan

Topic

In exile – Central Asia

Date

1939.09.20-1942.03.01

Location

Włodzimierz (Włodzimierz Wołyński, now in Ukraine) Kowel (now in Ukraine) North Kazakhstan Region (Kazakhstan) Homel (Belarus) Kuybyshev (Samara, Russia, Samara Oblast) Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn)

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Witness

Płonka Dorota

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.09.01-1939.12

Location

Chorzów (śląskie voivodeship) Zaleszczyki (Ukraine) Równe (Ukraine)

Witness

Szabłowski Aleksander

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09-1941

Location

Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Korelicze (Belarus) Kryvyi Rih (Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp Krasne (Ukraine) Tatarszczyzna (Belarus)

Witness

Niencir Stefan

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.24-1939.10.05

Location

Volochysk (Ukraine) Novohrad-Volynskyi (Ukraine)

Witness

Libkind-Lubodziecki Stanisław 24.01.1879, Warsaw

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.17-

Location

Tarnopol (now in Ukraine) Podwołoczyska (now in Ukraine) Podwołoczyska (Ukraine) Volochysk (Ukraine), transit camp Tiotkino (Russia, Kursk Oblast), transit camp Putyvl (Ukraine), NKVD camp for POWs (Sofronievsky Monastery) Kiev (Ukraine) Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

Witness

Krokowski Franciszek 15.04.1915, Stara Wisła

Topic

Lebensborn – the Germanization of Polish children

Date

1942-1945

Location

Iłowo-Osada (subcamp of KL Soldau transit camp), Szkolna Street (Leśna Street) Mławka (Mława) Iłowo-Osada, Staszica Street

Witness

Helgard Fritz 1913?

Topic

Across the Baltic States – the fates of the internees

Date

1940.06-1941.08.26

Location

Wyłkowyszki (Lithuania), internment camp Wyłkowyszki (now in Lithuania), internee camp Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp Pavlishchev Bor (Russia, Smolensk Oblast), Yukhnovo R-43 camp Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Gryazovets (Russia, Vologda Oblast), NKVD POW camp no 150

Witness

Łaptaszyński Augustyn 1918?

Topic

In the inhuman land – enslavement, starvation, disease

Date

1940.03.17-1942.02.08

Location

Sieniawa (Przeworsk district) Kogon (Uzbekistan)

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Witness

Czarnocka Anna 1906, Dawidowicze (Zabłudów county)

Topic

In exile – Vologda Oblast

Date

1940.02.10-1942.05.09

Location

Sielec (now in Belarus) Tehran (Iran) Bor (Russia, Vologda Oblast)

Witness

Wiśniewski/Waśniowski

Topic

Across the Baltic States – the fates of the internees

Date

1939.09-1941

Location

Kalvarija (Lithuania), internment camp Kulautuva (Lithuania), internment camp Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Gryazovets (Russia, Vologda Oblast), NKVD POW camp no 150

Witness

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Topic

A race against time – the road to Anders' Army

Date

1940.10.07-1942.05.17

Location

Andijan (Uzbekistan) Samarkand (Uzbekistan) Kagan (Uzbekistan) Guzar (Uzbekistan)

Witness

Rodkiewicz Wacław 1915?

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.23-1941.09

Location

Lwów (now in Ukraine) Tuligłowy (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Totskoye (Russia, Orenburg Oblast)

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Witness

Prokop-Nowak Maria

Topic

The Katyń Massacre – reclaimed memory

Date

1939.08-1944

Location

Tarnopol (now in Ukraine) Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Bigach (Kazakhstan, East Kazakhstan Oblast), Comintern Sovkhoz Lwów (now in Ukraine)

Witness

Pawełczyk Józef

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09-1941.07.22

Location

Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

Witness

Górajek Kazimierz 03.03.1915

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.20-1942

Location

Kowel (now in Ukraine) Brody (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Ponikwa (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Olesko (Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Mościska (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Volochysk (Ukraine), transit camp Dzieleńce (now in Ukraine) Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

Witness

Fornalak Wacław 1920?

Topic

In exile – Ural

Date

1941.05.05-1942.03.16

Location

Unecha (Russia, Bryansk Oblast) Oryol (Russia, Oryol Oblast) Kamensk-Uralsky (Russia, Sverdlovsk Oblast) Chelyabinsk (Russia, Chelyabinsk Oblast) Tashkent (Uzbekistan) Chokpak (Kazakhstan)

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Witness

Bier Maksymilian 1892?

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.18-1941.09.04

Location

Podhajce (now in Ukraine) Kamianets-Podilskyi (Ukraine), transit camp Żytyń Wielki (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

Witness

Matejczuk Piotr 1919?

Topic

In the inhuman land – enslavement, starvation, disease

Date

1940.09.13-1942.02.23

Location

Tashlak (Toshloq, Uzbekistan)

Witness

Mikucki Jan 1914

Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09-1942.02.12

Location

Kryvyi Rih (Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Margilan (Uzbekistan)

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