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Pamphlet

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 Łódź, 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.

Alternate Title
Moj Niedzielny Mszalik
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1938
Geography
publication: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Language
Polish
Object Type
Pamphlet
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Wesley Zineski
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:28:31
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