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st Sigismund
Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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surname

MAJGIER

forename(s)

Francis (pl. Franciszek)

  • MAJGIER Francis - Monument, 79 Wolska str., Warsaw, source: www.wikiwand.com, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOMAJGIER Francis
    Monument, 79 Wolska str., Warsaw
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    Grave plaque, Wolski cemetery, Warsaw
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    Grave plaque, Wolski cemetery, Warsaw
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function

religious cleric

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

congregation

Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists - CSsR)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

date and place of birth

01.04.1881

Strzelczyska

religious vows

02.08.1899 (last)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

01.08.1906 (Mautern)

positions held

friar in Redemptorist' Fathers monastery at Karolkowa str. in Warsaw (1944), f. finance director of Redemptorist' Fathers monastery in Zamość (till 1942), f. caretaker of Polish refugees and wounded in military hospitals in Linz (during I World War), f. lecturer at Redemptorist' Fathers juvenate in Poland (before I World War)

date and place of death

06.08.1944

Warsaw

cause of death

mass murder

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War forced to leave Zamość, because of rising tide of Ukrainian murderous nationalism. After Warsaw Uprising outbreak on 01.08.1944 detained by Germans on 05.08.1944 and next day shot in a mass execution of 30 Redemptorist Fathers (part of Wola district genocide) at Kirchmajer and Marczewski agricultural machinery warehouse in Warsaw, Wolska str., by 36 Grenadiers Division SS‑Sturmbrigade „Dirlewanger”, consisting of Germans and number of Russians, Belarusians and Ukrainians. The bodies Germans burnt.

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

BEDNARZ Francis (Bro. Josaphat), BOGACZ Steven (Bro. Steven), DOLEŻAL Ferdinand, DOLIŃSKI Thaddeus, DUDA Felix (Bro. Aquinas), DZIERŻGAWA Marian, GÓRSKI Edmund, JACHIMOWSKI Thaddeus Julian, KACZEWSKI Francis, KALISZEWICZ Anthony, KANIA Joseph, KAPUSTA Joseph, KOLAK Stanislaus (Bro. Bogumil), KOTYŃSKI Henry, KRYGIER Mieczyslav, KRZYWIŃSKI Stanislaus (Bro. Raphael), KULESZA Stanislaus, MALISZ Vladislav, MĄCZKA Stanislaus, MIKOŁAJSKI Leo (Bro. Ambrose), MOTYKA Boleslaus, MÜLLER Thaddeus, NOWAKOWSKI John, PALEWSKI Joseph, PONIEWIERSKI Joseph (Bro. Philip), PROTASIEWICZ Theodos (Fr Teophan), RACZKO Raphael, ROMAN Louis (Bro. Cornelius), RUCIŃSKI Anthony, SANIKOWSKI Leonard, SZYMLIK John, SZYMSKI Anthony, ŚWIERCZEK John, TRZECIAK Stanislaus, WERESZCZYŃSKI Bronislaus (Bro. Bronislaus), ZASADNI Francis

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Wola district massacres: Mass extermination of the inhabitants of Warsaw Wola and Ochota districts, perpetrated by the Germans in the first days of Warsaw Uprising. Approx. 38,000‑65,000 Poles, men, women and children were massacred (the peak of the barbarian killings took place on 05‑07.08.1944). The massacre — genocide in fact — was in direct response to Adolf Hitler’s order to crash and destroy Warsaw and kill all of its citizens and was perpetrated by German SS units and Russian RONA units collaborating with them. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.31])

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])

Volhynia genocide: In 1939‑47, especially in 1943‑4, independent Ukrainian units, mainly belonging to genocidal Ukrainian organizations OUN (political arm) and UPA (military arm), supported by local Ukrainian population, murdered — often in extremely brutal way — in Volhynia and surrounding regions of pre‑war Poland, from 70,000 to 130,000 Poles, all civilians: men, women, children, old and young. Polish–Ukrainian conflict that openly emerged during and after I World War (in particular resulting in Polish–Ukrainian war of 1918‑9), that survived and even deepened later when western Ukraine became a part Poland, exploded again after the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. During Russian occupation of 1939‑41, when hundreds of thousands of Poles were deported into central Russia, when tens of thousands were murdered (during so‑called Katyń massacres, among others), this open conflict had a limited character, helped by the fact that at that time Ukrainians, Ukrainian nationalists in particular, were also persecuted by the Russians. The worst came after German–Russian war started on 22.06.1941 and German occupation resulted. Initially Ukrainians supported Germans (Ukrainian police was initiated, Ukrainians co—participated in extermination of the Jews and were joining army units fighting alongside Germans). Later when German ambivalent position towards Ukraine became apparent Ukrainians started acting independently. And in 1943 one of the units of aforementioned Ukrainian OUN/UPA organization, in Volhynia, started and perpetrated a genocide of Polish population of this region. In mere few weeks OUN/UPA murdered, with Germans passively watching on the sidelines, more than 40,000 Poles. This strategy was consequently approved and adopted by all OUN/UPA organisations and similar genocides took place in Eastern Lesser Poland (part of Ukraine) where more than 20,000 Poles were slaughtered, meeting however with growing resistance from Polish population. Further west, in Chełm, Rzeszów, etc. regions this genocide turned into an extremely bloody conflict. In general genocide, perpetrated by Ukrainian nationalists, partly collaborating with German occupants, on vulnerable Polish population took part in hundreds of villages and small towns, where virtually all Polish inhabitants were wiped out. More than 200 priests, religious and nuns perished. This holocaust and conflict ended up in total elimination of Polish population and Polish culture from Ukraine, in enforced deportations in 1944‑5 of remaining Poles from Ukraine and some Ukrainians into Ukraine proper, and finally in deportation of Ukrainians from East‑South to the Western parts of Polish republic prl by Commie‑Nazi Russian controlled Polish security forces („Vistula Action”). (more on: wolyn1943.eu.interiowo.pl [access: 2013.12.04], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.12.04])

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. From 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])

sources

personal:
www.radaopwim.gov.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.wikiwand.com [access: 2016.11.06]
original images:
www.wikiwand.com [access: 2016.11.06]

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