Mass murder in Stary Ciepielów and Rekówka
On 6 December 1942 Germans murdered 31 Poles who were hiding Jews in their households in the villages of Stary Ciepielów and Rekówka. The action was one of the elements … Continue reading
German labour camp for Polish children on Przemysłowa Street in Łódź (1942–1945)
German officers inspecting camp sewing room (Archives of the Institute of National Remembrance, Łódź Branch). “At first, we didn’t realise what kind of camp it was and what conditions would … Continue reading
DALEJ JEST NOC: Bogus Accusations of Poles Killing Jews
On the Misuse of Archival Data by Barbara Engelking 06/06/2019 Jan Peczkis Review of Czy Bracia Hryc byli Polskimi Mordercy Zydow? By Piotr Gontarczyk. 2018. Dzieje Najnowsze Rocznik L—2018, … Continue reading
Jewish Collaboration Not Only Recognized, But Actively Punished, in Early Israel.
The Exculpatory “All Jews Were Victims” Came Later 13/11/2019 Jan Peczkis Review of Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators, by Dan Porat. 2019. Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. … Continue reading
Top SS Man Schöngarth: Virtually No Polish Collaboration!
31/10/2019 Hans Frank, the Butcher of Occupied Poland. Photo by Bundesarchiv – CC BY-SA 3.0 de. Source: warhistoryonline.com. Hans Frank’s Diary by Stanislaw Piotrowski. 1961. Reviewer: Mr. Jan Peczkis / … Continue reading
Ludwik Hirszfeld: The Story of One Life
The Wide-Ranging Experiences of an Assimilated and Catholic Polish Jew and Intellectual Book review by Jan Peczkis Ludwik Hirszfeld (Hirschfeld), who came from an assimilated Jewish family, converted to Catholicism … Continue reading
71 years since Auschwitz liberation
Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday (January 27). Survivors arrived with wreaths at … Continue reading