Date added: 2016-08-29 Krystyna (Stopnicka) Mucha / (Interviewer: Stefan Wisniowski)

/ Mucha (Stopnicka) Krystyna – Camp life /

Krystyna talks about life in the barracks, with temperatures of -40 degrees. The Polish deportees were made to log huge trees and send them down the river in summer.

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Author of memoirs

Krystyna Stopnicka Mucha

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  • Place of Birth: Wileńskie / Prozoroki
  • Place of residence in 1939: Wileńskie / Prozorki
  • Deportations and repressions: /
  • Military experience: - - 
  • Other wartime circumstances: Civilian Camp in the Middle East: TehranCivilian Camp in Africa: Tengeru, TanganyikaKrystyna last saw her father in Persia. He was in Camp 4, then the J.S. Mechanical storekeeper until being sent to Scotland. Meanwhile, Krystyna and her mother spent time in Camp 1, Tehran before being sent to the civilian refugee camp in Tengeru. They stayed here until 1950 and Krystyna has very fond memories of her time here.
  • Place of residence after 1945.: United Kingdom / York

Full interview available:
Kresy – Siberia Fundation