Ludwik Karol Pisarski - My Story of the War, 1939 to 1945

– From Lwów, to the Siberian Gulag, Monte Cassino, Loreto and Lago di Como. In his own words, my father describes the outbreak of WW2 and his arrest by the

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

They had new lessons for us in Political Upbringing. With the addition of the Byelorussian children, there was no room at the school, so we went to class in two

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska

Speaking of war … my mother had 4 young brothers, my father had 3. They started taking all these young men into the army. Everyone was so upset by it

Jerzy Hoffman - Jerzy Hoffman

Everyone believed that there, in the eastern territories, the German army would be stopped. On the 17th, the Soviets invaded Tarnopol. The Soviet Worker’s Army. And I remember two things

Danuta Borzemska - Danuta Borzemska

And returning to how our journey began … my mother’s family lived in the West. At the onset of war, they were all escaping from the Germans. So my mother’s

Kazimiera Skorupińska - Kazimiera Skorupińska

Father was a policeman. As a young man, he had been part of the Polish Military organization “PAW” and was in the reserves when the war broke out. He was

Kazimiera Skorupińska - Kazimiera Skorupińska

Father was a policeman. As a young man, he had been part of the Polish Military organization “PAW” and was in the reserves when the war broke out. He was

Kazimiera Skorupińska - Kazimiera Skorupińska

Father was a policeman. As a young man, he had been part of the Polish Military organization “PAW” and was in the reserves when the war broke out. He was

Kazimiera Skorupińska - Kazimiera Skorupińska

Father was a policeman. As a young man, he had been part of the Polish Military organization “PAW” and was in the reserves when the war broke out. He was

Paweł Misiuna - Paweł Misiuna

Interwar Poland did not distinguish between who came from what army. Father was an invalid, so he went before the commission and received a war invalid’s status, and got a

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Emilia (Szymańska) Walters - Emilia (Szymańska) Walters

Jadwiga Broda - Jadwiga Broda

Maria (Pryjomko) Quas De Penno - Maria (Pryjomko) Quas De Penno