Roman Catholic parish
85 Wiślana str.
Martyrology of the clergy — Poland
XX century (1914 – 1989)
Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
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Congregation of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul (Daughters of Charity - FdlC)
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diocese / province
Military Ordinariate of Poland
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date and place of death
Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv.
alt. dates and places of death
details of death
After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of German occupation, during Warsaw Uprising served in a hospital belonging to Medical Service of Warsaw District of Home Army AK (part of Polish Clandestine State) codename „Bakcyl” — in „North” Group. Murdered by the Germans after Polish insurgents left Old Town district and Germans took over the hospital building, together with c. 300 patients and hospital staff, including at least 5 co–religious nuns.
alt. details of death
According to other sources perished during Warsaw Uprising during one of the bombardments of St John of God hospital.
cause of death
date and place of birth
Gdańsk city pow., Pomerania voiv.
senior nurse, nurse superior in St John of God hospital on 12 Bonifraterska Str. in Warsaw
others related in death
camps (+ prisoner no)
Warsaw (John of God): Warsaw Old Town hospital, part of Psychiatric Clinic belonging to Warsaw University, at Bonifraterska str. — Konwiktorska str. junction. During Warsaw Uprising used as a field hospital. After 10.08.1944 on the front line. Shelled and attacked by the Germans many times. On 15‑20.08.1944 c. 300 wounded were evacuated to a newly opened field hospital on Długa 7 str., at Raczyński Palace (former Justice Ministry). Part of them however remained, together with doctors and nurses. On 23.08.1944 bombarded by the German planes. According to some sources in the rubble under a fallen ceiling of a shelter by the surgery theatre c. 300 people perished, among them at least 7 nuns–nurses — Daughters of Charity — ministering to the wounded. On 30.08.1944 Polish resistance fighters left the district and the hospital was taken over by Germans. Immediately c. 300 patients and supporting staff were murdered. According to most of the sources among the murdered were at least the 7 aforementioned nuns. (more on: www.psych.waw.pl [access: 2015.03.01], www.sppw1944.org [access: 2015.03.01])
Warsaw Uprising: Lasted from 01.08.1944 till 03.10.1944. Was an attempt to liberate Polish capital from occupying Germans by the Polish Clandestine State — a unique in the history of the world political structure on the territories occupied by the Germans, effectively governing clandestinely in Poland — and by fighting on its behalf underground military units, mainly of Home Army (former Armed Struggle Association ZWZ) and National Armed Forced (NSZ). At the same time Russians stopped on purpose the offensive on all front, halted on the other bank of Vistula river and watched calmly the annihilation of the city, refusing even the mid–landing rights to the Allied planes carrying weapons and supplies to the insurgents from Italy. During the Uprising Germans murdered approx. 200,000 Poles, mainly civilians. Approx. 200 priests and nuns died in fighting or were murdered by the Germans, many in mass executions. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.17])
General Governorate: A separate administrative territorial region set up by the Germans in 1939 after defeat of Poland, which included German‑occupied part of Polish territory that was not directly incorporate into German state. It was run by the Germans till 1945 and final Russian offensive, and was a part of so–called Big Germany — Grossdeutschland. Till 31.07.1940 formally known as Germ. Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete (Eng. General Governorate for occupied Polish territories) — later as simply niem. Generalgouvernement (Eng. General Governorate). From 07.1941 expanded to include district Galicia. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.12.04])
Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. „The war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.09.30])
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