of the World
Registry of over 700 Polish citizens killed while helping Jews During the Holocaust:
1. ABRAMEK, Władysław, 20, living in Wola Przybysławska, near Garbów, Lublin prov.
killed by Germans on Dec. 10, 1942, while staying at his cousin, Józef Aftyka, who sheltered Jews. (see 3-6)2. ADAMCZYK, Stanisław, living in Ł±cko, Nowy S±cz prov.
in Spring of 1943; he was beaten to death by Władysław Gleb, the German town mayor of Mszana Dolna, for sheltering a Jew.3. AFTYKA, Józef, 54, living in Wola Przybysławska, near Garbów, Lublin prov.
4. AFTYKA, Aniela, 52, Józef's wife
5. AFTYKA, Marianna, 14, daughter
6. AFTYKA, Zofia, 17, daughter
murdered by Germans on Dec. 10, 1942 together with a group of Jews sheltered by them and with Władysław Abramek. On the same day Czesław and Leonard Gawron from the same village were also killed together with Aniela and Stanisław Kamiński, 5 members of the Nalewjka family and 5 others of the Ochmiński family - a total of 19 people (see: 1, 137-138, 209- 210, 390-391, 411)7. AMBROŻY, Marianna, 75, living in Podborek, Radom prov.
died on July 11, 1943, together with the Kowalczyk family, shot on the charge of helping Jews (see: 264-266)8. ANICET (i.e. priest Wojciech KAPLIŃSKI) 66, chaplain of the monastery in Miodowa Str. in Warsaw
arrested on Oct. 16, 1941 for aiding Jews; died the same year at Auschwitz9. ARASZKIEWICZ, Aleksandra, living in Cisie, near Cegłów, Siedlce prov.
A sizable group of Jews from Cegłów took refuge in the village of Cisie,10. ARCHUTOWSKI, Roman, priest, rector of the Archidiocesan Seminary in Warsaw
43. BOROWY, Czesław, worker, from Paulinów, near Sokołów Podlaski, Siedlce prov
shot on Feb. 24, 1943 as one of the 14 persons victims of a provocation some weeks earlier they gave help to a Nazi agent, pretending to be a Jew (see 14)
44. BORYCKI, Stanisław, 44, farmer, from Boisko, near Lipsko, Radom prov.
45. BORYCKA, Zofia, 38, his wife
46. BORYCKI, Zbigniew, son
shot on Jan 2, 1943, for helping Jews. Their homstead was burnt down.47. BRAJA, Władysław, living at Równe, near Dukla, Krosno prov.
executed in August or September 1943 for harbouring 3 Jewish people48. BRONISŁAWSKI, Edward, living in Warsaw
shot on Apr. 21, 1943, when as a liason officer of the GL (People's Guard) he tried to supply guns to the Jewish ghetto. His wife Wiktoria and his son Zbigniew were arrested. Their fate is unknown49. BRUDZ, Antoni, 24, from Przewrotne, near Głogów. Rzeszów prov.
50. BUDZ, Wojciech, 34
51. BRUDZ, Walenty, 57
On Mar. 13, 1943 German police, under Gestapo supervision, killed around 30 people in the village of Przewrotne for sheltering Jews. Along them were killed: Andrzej, Franciszek and Wojciech Drąg; Michał Gaweł; Adam Organiociak and 6 members of his family: Andrzej, Aniela, Franciszek, Józef (born in 1906) Józef (born in 1912) and Wojciech; Łukasz and Wojciech Pomykała, Antoni Rusin, Jan Walc, Franciszek Wanoska, Franciszek and Józef Wilk. (see: 108-110, 136, 427-433, 476-477, 525, 629, 633, 650-652. Other names are unknown. A second execution at Przewrotne took place on May 9, 1943 (see: 70-71) as well as in the nearby village of Hucisko on June 10, 1943. (see: 19-20)52. BRÜHL, Hanna, living at Milanówek, Warsaw prov.
shot on May 17, 1943, by military police from Grodzisk Mazowiecki in the "Anielin" villa of Milanówek, together with 4 Jews she concealed53. BRUST, Jan, living at Raków, near Częstochowa
shot in the first half of 1944 at the Hasag-Eisenhütte A. G. camp, for distributing food and money and passing correspondence to Jewish inmates, as part of the campaign carried by the Relief Council for Jews54. BRYNKUS, Cyryl, 44, from Spytkowice, near Auschwitz, Cracow prov.
arrested on Nov. 15, 1943 for help to Jewish population; jailed in Zakopane, transfered to Płaszów camp and then to Montelupich prison in Cracow. Shot there on May 28, 194455. BRYO, Johan, railwayman, living in Sosnowiec, Katowice prov.
he helped fugitives form the Sosnowiec ghetto, and transported some of them to Hungary. Arrested in 1944 by Gestapo, sent to Auschwitz, died there. Posthumously awarded the medal "Righteous Among Nations"56. BRZOZOWSKA, Zofia, living at Kobyłka, Warsaw prov.
shot on Sep. 1, 1943 by Gestapo, together with 2 Jewish men, sheltered on her estate; one of them was Goldberg, owner of the tannery in Wołomin.57. BRZOZOWSKI, Jan, 16, from Paulinów, near Sokołów Podlaski, Siedlce prov.
shot on Feb. 24, 1943, as one of the 14 persons, victims of a Nazi agent provocateur (see 14)58. BUSZKO, Henryk, 30, farmer, living at Liza Stara, near Białystok
murdered on Sep. 21, 1943, by gendarmes from Pietkowo, for helping Jews, hiding after their escape from the train to Treblinka59. BUZOWICZ, Wincenty, living in Radom
60. BUZOWICZ, Anna, his wife
on Apr. 3, 1943, sentenced to death by a special court in Radom for helping the Jewish women Sala Rubinowicz and Else Schwarzman. Also sentenced to death for that case were: Wiktoria Paduch, Jan Pinkus, Zenon Poloński and Maria Różańska. (see: 442, 466, 475, 517)
61. CHEZALIK, Jadwiga, 41, farmer, from Hucisko, near Głogów, Rzeszów prov.
killed on June 10, 1943 in a mass execution for sheltering Jews in which 21 villagers died (see: 19-20)62. CHĘĆ, Franciszek, 17, living at Tomaszewice, near Jastków, Lublin prov.
foster-child of Leonard Pietrak, killed together with him and his family for harbouring 2 Jewish men, on Feb. 28, 1944 (see: 461-463)63. CHOLEWIŃSKI, Marcin, 30, living at Grzymałków, near Kielce
shot on Oct. 19, 1942, for supplying food to the Radoszyce ghetto64. CHOREW, Włodzimierz, from Bereza Kartuska (now in the Soviet Ukraine)
65. CHOREW, his mother (name unknown)
66. CHOREW, his father (name unknown)
executed in fall 1943 together with the Jewish woman, Leycha Kapłan, they harboured67. CHOWANIAK, Karol, farmer, from Zawoja, near Maków Podhalański, Bielsko prov.
68. CHOWANIAK, Tekla, his wife
Karol was arrested in May 1943, together with the 4 sheltered Jews, family Kuczko among them, who were shot on the spot. Karol underwent several weeks of investigation in the Gestapo prison "Palace" at Zakopane, and was sent to Auschwitz. Tekla was arrested with her foster-child, Karolina Marek, and was sent directly to Auschwitz. All three died there (see 368)69. CHRACA, Karol, 46, living at Wróblówka, Nowy Sącz prov.
executed by the Gestapo on May 20, 1942, at Czarny Dunajec, together with Józef Lehrer and his daughter, for supplying food to them and other Jewish people in hiding70. CHUBRO, Marcin, 37, from Przewrotne, near Głogów, Małopolski, Rzeszów prov.
71. CHUBRO, Michał, 53
On May 9, 1943, following Gestapo orders, the military police from Rzeszów, surrounded the village of Przewrotne and murdered 16 Poles for harbouring Jews. Others who died also were: Andrzej Gola, Antoni Granat, Ludwik Gut, Józef Kuo. Paweł Laska, Jan Marszał, Józef Tyburski (see: 148. 152. 164, 317, 323. 371, 618) The names of other 7 victims have not bee established. Similar executions took place in Przewrotne on Mar. 13, 194372. CHYBOWSKI, Franciszek, 60, from Rzędowice, near Książ Wielki, Kielce pr.
73. CHYBOWSKA, Julia, 54, his wife
shot on Mar. 5, 1943, for sheltering Jews74. CIESIELSKI, Józef, 19, farmer, from Boisko near Lipsko, Radom prov.
shot on Nov. 7, 1943, one of three, rendering help to Jews (see 283, 582)75. CIEOLAK, Wojciech, living at Łęka Szczucińska, Tarnów prov.
shot on Mar 21, 1943, for sheltering in his house a Jewess from Pacanów
76. CIOŁKOSZ, Feliks, 58, from Markuszowa, near Wioniowa, Rzeszów prov.
77. CIOŁKOSZ, (Christian name unknown), 50, his wife
78. CIOŁKOSZ, Jan, 26, their son
shot in June 1943 by military police from Wioniowa, for helping Jews who took refuge in nearby woods (see 426)79. CYPARSKA, Stefania Janina, 25, from Wydrna, Krosno prov.
80. CYPARSKI, Alfred Fryderyk, 6, son
81. CYPARSKA, Stanisława, 3, daughter
82. CYPARSKI, Tadeusz, 6 months, son
murdered in March 1944 for help to Jews, rendered by Stefania83. CYPARSKI, Wojciech, 30 living at Krzemienna, Krosno prov.
shot in early March 1944 by Gestapo for helping Jews and Soviet POW84. CZAPLA, Stanisław, 30. farmer, living in Owiesielice, Radom prov.
murdered on Dec. 7, 1942, by gendarmes from Ciepielów, for help to Jews. Toghether with him died: Bronisław Dobroń, Stanisław Nowotnik, Marianna Skwira, Wojciech Skrzak and members of Wdowiak and of Wojewódka families (see: 102, 403, 557, 561, 638-640, 660-665)85. CZERSKA, Janina Wanda, 56, living in Warsaw
sheltered 7 Jews in her house in Milanówek: Jadwiga Mińska, whose husband had been killed in Katyń, and 6 others, known only by their assumed names: the couple Cholewiński and their 2 sons and the couple Kordoński. In fall of 1943 five of them were arrested and their fate is unknown. Janina Wanda arrested with them, was transferred from the Pawiak prison to Auschwitz, where she died on Feb. 20, 194486. CZERWONKA, Franciszek, 56, farmer, from Pawłosiów, near Jarosław. Rzeszów prov.
87. CZERWONKA, Julia, 55, his wife
88. CZERWONKA, Stanisław, 18, son
shot on July 1943, by Gestapo for sheltering Jews.
89. DĄBOWSKI, Krzysztof, 44, farmer, from Długołęka, near Knyszyn, Białystok
murdered on May 5, 1945, in connection with the sheltering of 7 Jews from Knyszyn since September 1942. They were: Ber Słodki with his wife Fruma, their daughter Szosza and son-in-law Abram Krawiec, rabbi; Gerson Krawiec, his wife Lenta and their son, Szmuel. All of them left Poland after the war. Dąbowski was killed by bandits who demanded large sums of money from him, which, they thought, he must have earned for sheltering Jews. Posthumously awarded the medal "Righteous Among Nations"90. DĄBROWSKA, Maria, headmistress of the school in Włodzimierz Wołyński
(town incorporated after the war into the Ukraine)91. DABROWSKI, Bolesław, farmer, from Samoklęski, Near Kamionka, Lublin pr
having sheltered more than 12 Jews in his home and on his farm, he was shot together with the Jews during a raid organized by the German military police on the village, on Jan. 31, 194392. DĄBROWSKI, Marcin, from Cisie, near Cegłów. Siedlce prov.
killed by the military police, together with 24 other Poles from the village ofCisie, for sheltering Jews (see 9)
93. DEC, Bronisław, from Hadle Szklarskie, near Kańczuga, Przemyol prov.
94. DEC, Stanisław, brother
95. DEC, Tadeusz, brother
96. DEC, Władysław, brother, living at Pantałowice, near Kańczuga
The Dec brothers, together with other inhabitants of Pantałowice and97. DENEKO, Jadwiga (born SAŁEK) 32, living in Warsaw
took care of many fugitives from the Warsaw ghetto, thus cooperating with Ludomir Marczak. Arrested on Nov. 25, 1943, togehter with the sheltered Jewish family, shot on Jan. 6, 1944 in the ghetto ruins. Posthumously awarded the medal "Righteous Among the Nations (see: 367)98. DĘBEK, Wiktoria, 40, living at Czernie, near Garwolin, Siedlce prov.
murdered by Gestapo on June 29, 1942, together with 11 Jews of unknown identity, sheltered on her property99. DĘBSKA, Emilia, living in Kołomyja (incorporated into the Soviet Ukraine)
100. DĘBSKA's housekeeper (identity unknown)
sheltered 11 people of Jewish origin, including the family of the dentist Gottfryd and the 3 members of the family Karpel. These last managed to escape, but all others were shot101. DŁUGOOPOLSKI, Władysław, 35, from Spytkowice, near Oowięcim, Cracow
arrested on Jan. 14, 1943 for help rendered to Jews, jailed at Zakopane, later transferred to the Płaszów camp and then to the Montelupich prison in Cracow, shot there on May 28, 1944102. DOBROŃ, Bronisław, 28, farmer, living at Owiesielice, Radom prov.
murdered on Dec. 7, 1942, in a group of 14 Poles by gendarmes from Ciepielów, for help rendered to Jews (see: 84)103. DOMAGAŁA, Piotr, living at Dobra, near Pilica, Katowice prov.
shot by the military police in autumn 1942, together with the sheltered Jews, incl. the mother Kajla born Janic. His wife managed to escape104. DOMAŃSKI, Piotr, 76, farmer, from Rzążew, near Zbuczyn, Siedlce prov.
105. DOMAŃSKI, Franciszek, 37, farmer, son
106. DOMAŃSKI, Antoni, 32, farmer, son
shot by military police on Apr. 8, 1943 for sheltering Jews and partisans107. DOMERADZKI, Jan, from Trębaczew, near Sadkowice, Skierniewice prov.
shot on Dec. 11, 1943 with his neighbours, the Szczepaniak family, for help to a Jewish family; the father of this family was also shot, but the fate of the remaining family members is unknown (see: 594-596)108. DRĄG, Andrzej, 48, from Przewrotne, near Głogów Małopolski, Rzeszów pr.
109. DRĄG, Wojciech, 42
shot on Mar. 13 in the village of Przewrotne in a group execution for Jews sheltering (see: 49-51)110. DRĄG, Franciszek, 31, from Przewrotne, near Głogów Małopolski
shot on June 10, 1943 in the village of Hucisko (see: 19-20)111. DRYGA, Zygmunt, 54, from Paulinów, near Sokołów Podlaski, Siedlce prov.
shot at Paulinów by an SS unit on Feb. 24, 1943, together with a group of people, victimsof a Nazi agent provocateur (see: 14)112. DUDKIEWICZ, Aleksander, living at Gniazdowo, near Łochów. Siedlce prov.
killed in autumn at Gniazdowo with a Jewish fugitive, Frydman113. DWORAK, Katarzyna, 60, from Hucisko, near Głogów Małopolski, Rzeszów
114. DWORAK, Maria, 56
115. DWORAK, Michał, 57
116. DWORAK, Anna, 30
117. DWORAK, Jan, 29
118. DWORAK, Anna, 21
119. DWORAK, Stefania, 16 killed on June 10, 1943 at Hucisko, in a group execution, for sheltering Jews (see: 19-20)