Krystyna Kołodyńska-Downey -

This is a memoir of Krystyna's time in Kazakhstan and her eventual coming to New Zealand as one of the Polish children who stayed at Pahiatua.

Maciej Zwierz - Szkola Podchorazych Sanitarnych (SPS-Ujazdow, Warsaw 1935 to 1939

Maciej Zwierz was accepted to the Army Medical Academy (Szkola Podchorazych Sanitarnych (SPS-Ujazdow, Warsaw from 1935 to 1939. This is his account from his memoirs.

Maciej Zwierz - Gliding in the Army Medical Academy

Dr.Maciej Zwierz later Dr. Matthias Zeville 1918 - 1988 was in the Army Medical Academy..... Szkola Podchorazych Sanitarnych or SPS - Ujazdow, Warsaw He was in PROMOCJA XIV – 1935-1939

Ludwik Karol Pisarski - My Story of the War, 1939 to 1945

– From Lwów, to the Siberian Gulag, Monte Cassino, Loreto and Lago di Como. In his own words, my father describes the outbreak of WW2 and his arrest by the

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Mieczysław Drelich - Mieczysław Drelich

Helena Drzymulska - Helena Drzymulska

Marian Jackiewicz - Marian Jackiewicz

Marian Jackiewicz - Marian Jackiewicz

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - Part III

They had new lessons for us in Political Upbringing. With the addition of the Byelorussian children, there was no room at the school, so we went to class in two

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - 6

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - 5

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - 3

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - Part II

Speaking of war … my mother had 4 young brothers, my father had 3. They started taking all these young men into the army. Everyone was so upset by it

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - 1

Father came home from work early, from the county Office. They had given him a three-month salary and said that something strange was happening on the border, so all works

Danuta Pniewska - Danuta Pniewska - Part II

Speaking of war … my mother had 4 young brothers, my father had 3. They started taking all these young men into the army. Everyone was so upset by it

Jerzy Hoffman - Jerzy Hoffman

This is true, that we used all these methods for healing. And then we would remove it along with the skin. I learned how to place “banki”, how to yank

Jerzy Hoffman - Jerzy Hoffman

Everyone believed that there, in the eastern territories, the German army would be stopped. On the 17th, the Soviets invaded Tarnopol. The Soviet Worker’s Army. And I remember two things

Apolonia Lewicka - Apolonia Lewicka

Danuta Borzemska - Danuta Borzemska

They loaded us into a lorry, and they took us to the train station. And then we saw that many people are being transported this way – it is not

Danuta Borzemska - Danuta Borzemska

They loaded us into a lorry, and they took us to the train station. And then we saw that many people are being transported this way – it is not

Danuta Borzemska - Danuta Borzemska

And returning to how our journey began … my mother’s family lived in the West. At the onset of war, they were all escaping from the Germans. So my mother’s

Teresa Glazer - Teresa Glazer

They had a house In Kowru also, so we moved there. And Father, when Warsaw fell, he ended up as a POW. But at that time there were no camps

Teresa Glazer - Teresa Glazer

They had a house In Kowru also, so we moved there. And Father, when Warsaw fell, he ended up as a POW. But at that time there were no camps