Krystyna (Kuchcicka) Tomaszewicz - Father Wounded
Krystyna describes the scene as all the volunteers marched off to join the Army, and how her father was wounded and nearly buried alive before he regained consciousness.
Krystyna (Kuchcicka) Tomaszewicz - Russians enter and boy shot
Krystyna describes what the Russian troops looked like when the entered Lwow, and how they killed a young boy who was laughing at their ragged uniforms.
Krystyna (Kuchcicka) Tomaszewicz - Drownings on Barges
Krystyna describes the 3 day trip on a barge and how many people drowned, since it was very crowded and there were no barriers to prevent them falling into the …
Krystyna (Kuchcicka) Tomaszewicz - Mother worked on ice rails
Krystyna describes the work her mother did during the winter – maintaining the ice rails that were used to slide the wood out of the forest.
Józek Jagiełło - Arriving at Pahiatua
Jozef describes their arrival at the camp in Pahiatua and how upset the adults were because it was surrounded by a barbwire fence. The camp had been a POW camp …
Józek Jagiełło - Leaving Havera to farm
Jozef describes how incredibly lonely he was when he ended up alone on the farm, away from all his mates. Having a bike helped a bit because it allowed him …
Józek Jagiełło - Learning about his father possessions
Jozef contacts the Ministry of Defence in the UK and learns that they have his father’s possessions and that they will send them to him via Diplomatic post. Jozef is …