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Catholic missal for Sunday services

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.451.3

Missal with a holy card and identity card inserted between the pages that belonged to Wieslaw Zizniewski. The Zyzniewskis were a Catholic family from Lodz, Poland, who were active in the resistance organized to oppose the German occupation. Wieslaw and his mother Janina were arrested by the Gestapo in February 1942 for their political activities and sent to Radogoszcz prison. In October 1942, they were sent to Auschwitz concentration camp, 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.

Moj Niedzielny Mszalik
approximately 1938  (publication/distribution)
publication : Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Wesley Zineski
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 12:38:53
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