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A historical guide to the German camp in Płaszów 1942-1945 / Ryszard Kotarba ; translation and proofs, Kamil Budziarz, Dorota Plutecka

Publication | Library Call Number: D805.5.P57 K68413 2014 c. 1
Book cover

"This text seeks to introduce popular knowledge about the former German forced labor camp turned into a concentration camp in Płaszów, to all the inhabitants of Kraków and all other visitors. Although the camp was established on the soil of the former Wola Duchacka commune, it went down in history with the name given by its German occupiers: Konzentrationslager Plaszow bei Krakau. Located so close to the center of Kraków, this camp were thousands of Jews and Poles, many of them living in Kraków, were killed was, unfortunately, forgotten soon after the war. Since, in the past, the communist authorities did not take into account the special significance of this place, much of the site has been used for residential and other municipal developments. Significantly reduced, this area is today still abandoned, scarcely marked and quite neglected despite those maintenance works in progress."

Uniform Title
Niemiecki obóz w Płaszowie 1942-1945 : przewodnik historyczny. English
Format
Book
Author/Creator
Kotarba, Ryszard, author.
Published
[Warsaw] : Institute of National Remembrance--Commission of the Prosecution of Crimes Against the Polish Nation, [2014]
©2014
Includes bibliographical reference (page 89)
Language
English
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