When the war started, you were just a small child, of course you can’t remember much but what memories, if any, do you have from this period? If I were to start with the war, it would be the year 1942 or 1943, because when the war started I was barely 3 years old and … Continue reading Zofia Mazur →
What are your memories from World War II? I was born in November 1939 and World War II had started in September. I was born during wartime and what is worth mentioning is the fact that the Germans forbade giving birth at homes. There used to be district midwives who helped during house births. Now … Continue reading Andrzej Iwan →
I would like to present the story of Stanisław Iwach and his family – a family that travelled all the way to Wysoka, Poland from the Tarnopol voivodeship in the Eastern Borderlands. The story is presented by an elderly social activist in his eighties.
Sunday, 5rd of NovemberArrival, Welcoming, Check-in into the rooms19:30 Dinner Monday, 6th of November8:00 Breakfast 9:00-10:00 Warm-up (introductory games)10.00-10.45 Introduction into the history of the MDSM and the program Coffee/Tea Break 11.00-12.30 A short journey through the history of Poland – prepared by Wanda Iwan 12:30-13:30 Lunch (MDSM) 14:30-17:30 Workshop: Families in history … – … Continue reading Programme in Oświęcim, 5-11.11.2017 →
“Get out of here!” For the journey from Osiek to Grojec we were given one carriage for two families. We weren’t allowed to take anything with us. My brother Grzegorz arrived from Kęty and told me to take the cow. I went to the stables and led the cow out, but one of the Germans … Continue reading Stefania Jasińska →
Memories of the past Interview with Józef Boba I am 83 years old. I was born in Polanka. My parents’ names were Franciszka and Jan. And your name is Józef Boba. My name is Józef Boba. I remember the war very well. I was seven years old then and I went to school already. I … Continue reading Józef Boba →
My interview with Krystyna Środa about life in the countryside during World War II and her childhood memories.
Zofia Listosz was born in 1951, after the end of the war. In the interview, she spoke about the difficult life under the occupation, which her family and her dearest experienced. She also spoke about discovering history.
I remember the moment we passed from the Russian to the German side, because the Germans had taken part of Poland as well. It was in Przemyśl.
An interview with my grandmother Emilia, my closest relative who can remember the war and tell me about it.