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Zyzniewski family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.451.1

Documents, correspondence, photographs, photo albums and identification cards documenting the experiences of the Zyzniewski family and their experiences, before, during and after WWII. The Zyzniewskis were a Catholic family from Łódź who were active in the resistance. Wieslaw Zyzniewski (later Wesley Zineski) and his mother Janina were arrested by the Gestapo in February 1942 for their political activities and first sent to Radgoszcz. In October 1942 they were sent to Auschwitz, where Janina died in January 1943. Wieslaw was sent to Buchenwald in March 1943 where he was liberated by the US Army in April 1945.

Language
Polish
German
English
Extent
3 folders
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Wesley Zineski
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Record last modified: 2018-09-20 13:07:11
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