Correction to spelling of surname: Mendala.
See family lsted starting at number 376.
"...the surname, Medala, is spelt
without any -n-in Polish but with a diacritic and pronounced as Mendala
376. MEDALA, Franciszek,
48, living at Szarwark, near Dąbrowa Tarnowska, Tarnów prov. 377. MEDALA,
Teresa, 40, his wife
300. KUCHARSKA, Zofia, 23, his wife
killed by military police on Oct. 9, 1943, in their own house, for sheltering Jews, killed while trying to escape. Andrzej, Katarzyna and Wiktoria Kosiarczyk were also executed. The 5 years old son of Andrzej and Wiktoria, as result of injuries remained an invalid for the rest of his life. The house and all the farm buildings were burnt together with the livestock. (see: 230-232)301. KUCHARSKI Stanisław, 53, from Dębska Wola, near Starachowice, Kielce prov
sentenced to death by a special court in Radom, on May 7, 1943, on the grounds that "a certain Jewish woman, who escaped from the ghetto, was sheltered in his house". The sentence was carried out on Sep. 25, 1943.302. KUFTA, Anna, living in Lwów (city now incorporated into the Ukraine)
sentenced to death by a special court of the commander of the SS and the Galician District Police for sheltering Jews; public notice of Jan 28, 1944303. KUPIS, Piotr, living at Chotel Czerwony, near Wi¶lica, Kielce prov.
304. KUPIS, Bronisława, his wife
shot in spring 1943 on their property by military policemen from Nowy Korczyn, for sheltering 3 Jews. The 3 Kupis 3 children survived305. KUR, Zofia, 43, living at Gamratka, near Mińsk Mazowiecki, Siedlce prov.
306. KUR, Aleksander, 17, her son
shot on July 27, 1943 by military police from Mińsk Mazowiecki together with the the 3 Jews sheltered by them307. KURIATA, Józef, 59, farmer, living at Warówka, near Kostopol (after the war in the Soviet Ukraine)
308. KURIATA, Franciszka, 56, his wife
sheltered Shiya Fleisch, a Jewish boy found in the woods. On April 13, 1943 the German police carried out a housesearch. The boy was not found, but the police barricaded the Kuriatas in their house and set fire to it, and to all farm buildings. Posthumously awarded the medal "Righteous Among the Nations"309. KURPIEL, Stanisław, living at Leoncin, near Krasiczyn, Przemy¶l prov.
310, KURPIEL, Franciszka, his wife
killed with a group of Jews from Przemy¶l, living in an underground shelter near their house: the families Rubinfeld, Golinger and Spiegel. One of the 	sheltered managed to escape311. KUSIAK, (Christian name unknown), wife of Wojciech, living at Lipowiec, near Zwierzyniec, Zamo¶ć prov.
312. KUSIAK, (Christain name unknown), 21, son of Wojciech
313. KUSIAK, (Christian name unknown) 6, son of Wojciech
shot by military police with Katarzyna Rybak and some Jewish fugitives. The hideout was given away by one of the last, tortured by the Germans. Wojciech and a 3rd son, not present at the time, escaped (see: 531)314. KUSIAK, Stanisław, living at Paulinów, near Sokołów Podlaski, Siedlce prov.
killed after Feb. 24, 1943 in Treblinka camp, as one of 14 Poles victims of a provocation, weeks earlier (see: 14)315. KUSZEK, Jakub, living at Pantalowice, near Kańczuga, Przemy¶l prov.
316. KUSZEK, Zofia, his wife
shot on Dec. 4, 1942 for helping and supplying food to Jews hiding in the woods; their daughter, Zofia Kubicka and other villagers also died
317. KU¦, Józef, 40, living at Przewrotne, near Głogów Małopolski, Rzeszów prov.
killed on May 9 1943 in a group of 16 Poles for sheltering Jews (see: 70-71)318. KWIATOSZ, Bolesław, 30, farmer, from Skrzynice near Jabłonna, Lublin pr.
killed on Sep. 3, 1943 with a 15 years old boy, Chaim, sheltered by him319. KWOLEK, JANINA, 17, living at Wola Komborska, near Krosno
shot by SS officers in Oct. 1943, together with 3 other Poles for sheltering 2 Jews, also killed (see: 169)
320. LASEK, Jan, living at Tymienica, near Chotcza, Radom prov.
321. LASEK, Eugenia, 12, his granddaughter
322. LASEK, Zdzisław, 14, his grandson
shot at the turn of 1942, together with Józef Rutkowski from Tymienica and Grzeszczyk and Lelunek from Zajączków, for help offered to Jews (see: 156, 326, 529)323. LASKA, Paweł, 48, living at Przewrotne, near Głogów Małopolski, Rzeszów prov.
shot on May 9, 1943, in a group of 16 Poles for sheltering Jews (see: 70-71)324. LATERNER, Rena, over 70, living in Warsaw
during the Ghetto Uprising she and Janina Pławczyńska helped Jewish insurgents and passed letters from them to the Polish underground. Following the fall of the ghetto, the 2 women hid 10 insurgents in a shelter they built themselves. Discovered all 12 people were executed (see: 472)325. LAZAR, Józef, living at Osobnica, near Krosno
shot on Jan. 20, 1943 for sheltering 2 Jews who were also killed and a Jewsih woman, who managed to escape. Lazar’s wife, Maria was sent to Auschwitz326. LELUNEK, (Christian name unknown) living at Zajączków, near Ciepielów, Radom prov.
shot with 5 people, at the turn of 1942 for help to Jews (see: 320-322)327. LEWANDOWSKI, Wincenty, from Pantalowice, near Kańczuga, Przemy¶l pr.
328. LEWANDOWSKA, Emilia, his wife
shot on Dec. 4, 1942 at Pantalowice for help to Jews hiding in the woods and for sheltering them temporarily in their home. A number of villagers were killed with them (see: 93-96)329. LIBROWSKA, Franciszka, over 60, from Kietlin, near Radomsko, Piotrków prov.
330. LIBROWSKI, Władysław, 35, her son
shot by military police in November 1943 together with 8 Jews hiding in their barn: families Chęciński and Bugajski. Killed also was Gerwazy Bańkowski, sheltering 2 of them (see: 33)331. LIGAS, Franciszek, living at Bystra, Nowy Sącz prov.
Adolf Synaj in search of shelter with Ligas, was shot by Germans in July 1943. Ligas got away, but soon was caught and died in Montelupich prison in Cracow332. LIPIŃSKI, Tadeusz, living at Cisie, near Cegłów, Siedlce prov.
shot on June 28, 1943 in a group of 25 Poles for sheltering Jews (see: 9)333. LUBKIEWICZ, Leon, 59, baker at Sadowne, Siedlce prov.
334. LUBKIEWICZ, Maria, 44, his wife
335. LUBKIEWICZ, Stefan, 25, son
shot by military police on Jan. 13, 1943 for supplying bread to Jewish women: Elża and Czapkiewicz from Sadowne, who were killed later
336. ŁODEJ, Wojciech, living at Lubień, near Rozprza, Piotrków prov.
337. ŁODEJ, Marianna, his wife
killed at Lubień on Dec. 14, 1942 by military police from Iłża, for saving Jews, incl. Chil Brawermann338. ŁODEJ, Władysław, 38, farmer, son of Wojciech and Marianna
coorganized a camp for the Kutera forest-range for about 40 Jews from Iłża, whom he supplyed with food; he was killed on Dec. 31, 1942339. ŁODEJ, Wiktoria, Władysław’s wife
343. ŁODEJ, Edward, 14, son
341. ŁODEJ. Janina, 12, daughter
342. ŁODEJ, Władysław, 8,. son
343. ŁODEJ, Stanisław, 6, son
The entire family was arrested at Lubień on Dec. 21, 1942 and killed in the forest near Iłża
344. ŁUBIARZ, Anastazja, 43, farmer, living at Majdan Nowy, Near Kiężpol, Zamo¶ć prov.
345. ŁUBIARZ, Maria, 76, Anastazja’s mother-in-law
killed on Dec. 29, 1942 by military policemen from Biłgoraj, for sheltering Jews; they were betrayed by a young woman under their care, tortured by Germans and promised her life. The husband and son of Anastazja hid themselves. All the farm buildings were burnt down (see: 147)346. ŁUCZYK, Gabriel, farmer, living at Łopuszka Wielka, near Przeworsk, Przemy¶l prov.
shot in autumn of 1943 together with 7 Jews, hiding in the nearby forest since 1942, whom he helped347. ŁUKACZ, Eugeniusz, chemist, living at Lutowiska, Krosno prov.
348. ŁUKACZ, Janina, his wife
arrested in the middle of 1943 for helping 3 Jewish families: Luterman, Rand and Fish. Eugeniusz died in Dachau camp, Janina in Tarnów prison
349. MACHUL, Jan, farmer, living at Cezaryn, near Puławy, Lublin prov.
shot on July 3, 1943, together with 2 Jews he was sheltering350. MACHULSKI, Jan, living at Schabojewo, near Zawidz, Płock prov.
killed by military police on May 8, 1942 at Schabojewo for sheltering 3 Jewish women: Choma Dygała, Alka Alterowicz and Ida Alterowicz351. MADEJ, Mieczysław, living at Dzwonkowice, near Pilica, Katowice prov.
352. MADEJ, Zofia, his wife
353. MADEJ, Krystyna, 2, daughter
killed by Germans on Jan. 12, 1943 in the house of Zofia’s brother, Bronisław Janus, with his family and 6 sheltered Jews (see: 181-183)354. MADUZIA, Józef, living at Jaworzne Dolne, near Pilzno, Tarnów prov.
shot by Gestapo and soldiers of Wehrmacht in a group of 4 farmers and 6 sheltered Jews (see: 208)355. MAJKUT, Antoni, farmer, living at Grodzisko Górne, Cracow prov.
sentenced to death for sheltering Jews; verdict passed by the special court of the SS and police commander in Cracow, pronounced on Feb. 23, 1944356. MALARECKI, Michał, living at Daleszyce, Kielce prov.
arrested in summer 1943 for transporting Jews, together with Stanisław Furmanek, from Daleszyce to Chmielnik; he died following torture in prison (see: 127)357. MALEWSKA, Wiktoria, from Lwów (city incorporated after the war into the Soviet Ukraine)
sentenced to death for helping Jews; public notice of the commander of the SS and the Galician District Police of Dec. 14, 1943358. MALCZEWSKI, Jan, living at Dobroszyce, near Radomsko, Piotrków prov.
shot at Dobroszyce on Dec. 20, 1943, with Zygmunt Kaczmarek and the Jews they sheltered: Abraham Zełkowicz and his 10 years old son (see: 205)359. MALICKA, Maria, civil servant at the Census Office, living in Warsaw
360. MALICKI, (Christian name unknown) her husband, also civil servant there
perished at Treblinka, sent there at the end of 1942 or beginning of 1943, for supplying, with the help of a parish priest, false documents to Jews, incl.361. MAŁUS, Zygmunt, living at Cisie, near Cegłów, Siedlce prov.
shot on June 28, 1943 in a group of 25 Poles for help to Jews (see: 9)362. MAŃKOWSKI, Tadeusz, 30, living in Warsaw
sheltered with his son, Zdzisław, the Jewish boxer Shapshi Rotholz, his wife Maria and their son Ryszard. Denounced, perished in spring 1944, with Maria Ratholz; the others succeeded to escape. Tadeusz was awarded posthumously the medal "Righteous Among the Nations"363. MARCINIAK, Stanisław, living at Wojciechówka, near Kłoczew, Siedlce prov.
364. MARCINIAK, Zofia, his wife
;shot on Feb. 15, 1943 in their house in which they sheltered 7 Jews; one of whom escaped365. MARCINIEC, Karolina, from Trzebuska, near Sokołów Małopolski, Rzeszów prov.
shot in summer 1943, with Agnieszka Gałgan, Bartłomiej Gielarowski and 5 Jewish fugitives from Sokołów (see: 133)366. MARCISZCZUK, Jan, 60, farmer, living at Szczurowice, Tarnopol prov.
together with his wife, Anna and his son Piotr, he hid in a special shelter 4 Jews: Mendel Friedman with his son Izak and Klara Hart with her 6 years old son, all of whom survived and after the war emigrated. But Marciszczuk was murdered in 1945 by Ukrainian nationalists. Posthumously awarded the medal "Righteous Among the Nations"367. MARCZAK, Ludomir, 36, composer and socialist activist, living in Warsaw
he sheltered in a special hide-out on ¦więtojerska Str. and in his flat on Pańska Str. in Warsaw dozens of Jewish people from the beginning of German occupation. Arrested on Nov. 25, 1943 with 13 Jews and the Polish woman Jadwiga Deneko, he was shot on Dec. 31, 1943 (see 97)368. MAREK, Karolina, from Zawoja, near Maków Podhalański, Bielsko prov.
arrested in May 1943, together with Karol and Tekla Chowaniak, her foster-parents; she was sheltering 4 Jews. All died in Auschwitz (see:67-68)369. MAREK, Władysław, 42 living at Sieprawki, near Jastków, Lublin prov.
hid underneath his barn 4 Jews: Lejba, Wulwe, Moniek and Sifra. After being betrayed, Władysław was arrested on Dec. 8, 1942, with his wife Agnieszka and 5 children. He alone from his family was killed on March 15, 1943, his farm buildings and livestock were burnt. The 4 Jews were not in the shelter that day and thus escaped also.370. MARGOL, Anna, 50, living at Majdan Nowy, near Księżpol, Zomo¶ć prov.
killed with her cousin Józef Gnidula on Dec. 29, 1942, for helping Jews (see: 147)371. MARSZAŁ, Jan, 40, from Przewrotne, Near Głogów Małopolski, Rzeszów pr .
killed in a mass execution on May 9, 1943 for sheltering Jews (see: 70-71)372. MARZYJANEK, Stanisław, living at Żądłowice, near Rawa Mazowiecka, Skierniewice prov.
373. MARZYJANEK, Michał, son
murdered in 1944 at Brzostówka, near Tomaszów Mazowiecki, for sheltering during 1,5 year 4 Jews Cymerman, who died when trying to escape374. MAZUREK, Stanisław, from Paulinów, near Sokołów Podlaski, Siedlce prov.
killed after Feb. 24, in Treblinka, as one of 14 Poles, victims of provocation several weeks earlier (see: 14)375. MECH, Józef, living at Zagorzyce, near Sędziszów Małopolski, Rzeszów prov.
shot in 1943 for sheltering Jews376. MENDALA, Franciszek, 48, living at Szarwark, near Dąbrowa Tarnowska, Tarnów prov.
377. MENDALA, Teresa, 40, his wife
378. MENDALA, (Christian name unknown) 12, daughter
379. MENDALA, (Christian name unknown) 10, son
killed on July 5, 1943, by military policemen and Gestapo, for helping Jews hiding in the nearby forest, who, during the winter stayed in the Mendala’s home. The bodies of the Mendala family were burnt with their farm buildings. Also perished the mother of Teresa, Wiktoria Wężowicz, and their neighbour, Władysław Starzec (see: 579, 642)380. MICHALSKI, Jan, farmer, living at Zagorzyce, near Miechów, Kielce prov.
381. MICHALSKI, Stanisław, son
shot in March 1943, in a nearby forest, for helping Jews by the German gendarmes382. MIELA, Zofia, maid, living at Połomia, near Tarnów, Rzeszów prov.
murdered on Sep. 9, 1943, together with the Rębi¶ family for sheltering Jews (see 508-512)383. MIGA, Bronisław, living in Lwów (city incorporated into the Soviet Ukraine)
sentenced to death by a special court of the commander of the SS and the Galician District Police, for helping Jews; public notice of Jan. 28, 1944)384. MIGIEL, Helena, 20, from Biały Dunajec, near Nowy Targ, Nowy Sącz prov.
shot at LudĽmierz on Mar. 6, 1944, with 2 other women and 3 men of unknown names, for helping Jews (together 6 people)385. MINIEWSKI, Stefan, farmer, living at Szczurowicze, Tarnopol prov.
with members of his family he helped Jews by bringing them food into the woods and keeping 2 of them on his farm: Izak Parnas and Izak Szterling, who stayed there until the end of the war. However when news spread around how they survived, Stefan was murdered by the Ukrainian nationalists. He was awarded posthumousl.y the medal "Righteous Among Nations".386. MŁYNARSKI, Józef, 34, farmer, from Bystrzejowice, near Piaski, Lublin pr.
he sheltered 5 Jews, incl. the Honig family, since September 1942, in a dug-out under his home. Arrested in Jan. 1943, even though the Germans failed to find the Jews, he was sent to Majdanek where he died.387 MORAWSKI, Eugeniusz, living in Warsaw
killed on Apr. 19, when fighting with his Home Army (AK) unit at the ghetto walls, the first day of its uprising, attempting to make an opening in the ghetto walls at the Bonifraterska Street388. MROŻKOWSKI, Antoni, living at Ciepielów, Radom prov.
shot in winter of 1942-43 near the so calld Górki (headquarters of the military police at Ciepielów, for "conspiring with Jews"389. MURZEWSKI, Stanisław, farmer, from Łaskarzew, near Garwolin, Siedlce prov.
shot by gendarmes on Dec. 21 1943, under a charge of helping Jews.
390. NALEWAJKA, Jan, from Wola Przybysławska, near Garbów, Lublin pr.
391. NALEWAJKA, Julia, his wife
burned alive on Dec. 10, 1942, in their own home together with their 3 children and the sheltered Jews (see: 3-6)392. NEY, Julian, doctor in Jasło, Krosno prov.
killed by Gestapo for saving from certain death a Jewish woman from Jasło: Sarah Diller. Posthumously awarded the medal "Righteous Among Nations". Sarah recounted me her story in Jerusalem in 1985. (see: 37)
393. NIECPOŃ, Jan, 56, living at Żołynia, near Leżajsk, Rzeszów prov.
shot by local gendarmes in May 1944, together with a Jewess, fugitive from Białobrzegi, whom he sheltered.394. NIEŁACNY, Władysław, 42, worker, living at Chorzenice, near Radomsko. Częstochowa prov.
arrested in Mar. 1943 and then shot for aiding Jews395. NIEPSUJ, Anna, 45, living at Klikowa, Tarnów prov.
murderd by members of the Gestapo from Tarnów, on Apr. 8, 1943, together with 2 Jews sheltered by him396. NIZIOŁ, Aniela, 50, living at Łańcut, Rzeszów prov.
arrested for sheltering the Wolkenfeld family; shot in the building of the tribunal on Aug. 24, 1942397. NOWAK, Maria, 18, farmer, from Podszkole, near Ostrowiec ¦więtokrzyski, Kielce prov.
A search on April 6, 1943, resulting from a denunciation, was carried out in her house by military police from Ostrowiec. Even tough no sheltered Jews were discovered, as they took refuge elsewhere, Maria and Leokadia Swarlińska, mother of a 3 years old child, were sent to concentreation camps. Leokadia survived, but Maria perished398. NOWAK, Tadeusz, 39, living at Skarżysko Kamienna, Kielce prov.
hanged in public at the Hasag-Werke factory at Skarżysko for smuggling food to Jews forced to work there399. NOWAK, Teofil, living at Posądza, near Koniusza, Cracow prov.