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Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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    c. 14.10.1941, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo
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    c. 14.10.1941, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo
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surname

SIDEWICZ

forename(s)

Simon (pl. Szymon)

  • SIDEWICZ Simon - Commemorative plaque, Our Lady the Immaculate church, Harmęże, source: www.harmeze.franciszkanie.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSIDEWICZ Simon
    Commemorative plaque, Our Lady the Immaculate church, Harmęże
    source: www.harmeze.franciszkanie.pl
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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Siedlce diocese
more on: diecezja.radiopodlasie.pl [access: 2012.12.28]
Vilnius archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

date and place of birth

11.11.1890

Mielnik (Siemiatycze county)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1914

positions held

parish priest of St Anne parish in Wohyń (1927‑40), f. parish priest of Biała–Wola in Biała Podlaska parish (1925‑7), f. administrator (1921‑5) and rector of Holiest Heart of Jesus church (1920‑1) in Próchenki, f. administrator of Bezdzież, Duniłowicze, Bujwidze (1919‑20) parishes, f. vicar of Ławaryszki parish (1914‑9), f. theology and philosophy student at Higher Theological Seminary in Vilnius (1909‑14)

date and place of death

27.10.1941

KL Auschwitz

cause of death

murder

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, arrested by the Germans on 28.08.1940. Jailed in Radzyń Podlaski and next in Castle prison in Lublin. On 14.10.1941 transported to KL Auschwitz concentration camp where 13 days later — after „cruel and brutal interrogation” — perished.

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

BOGUCKI Francis, CELIŃSKI Vincent, DRELOWIEC Francis, JAWOROWSKI Vladislav, KALINOWSKI Leo, KAZIMIERCZAK John, KOZAK Steven, KRESA Anthony, MICHAŁOWSKI John, PABISIEWICZ Constantine, PRUŚ Alexander

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

KL Auschwitz (prisoner no: 21534): German KL Auschwitz (today: Oświęcim) concentration and death camp was set up by Germans around 27.01.1940 on the German territory. Initially mainly Poles were interned. From 1942 it became the centre for holocaust of European Jews. In excess of 400 priests and religious went through the camp, approx. 40% of which were murdered (mainly Poles). Part of the KL Auschwitz concentration camps’ complex was KL Birkenau, not far away from the main camp. There Germans murder possibly in excess of million people, mainly Jews, in gas chambers. (more on: en.auschwitz.org.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.meczennicy.pelplin.pl [access: 2013.07.06])

Lublin (Castle): German penal and detention centre. Approx. 40,000 Poles were kept there prior to transport to German concentration camps. After German expulsion in 1944 Russian prison and next prison run by UB, Polish branch of Russian NKVD where thousands of members of clandestine resistance Home Army AK, part of Polish Clandestine State, and National Armed Forces NSZ where jailed, tortured and murdered (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.09.30])

Radzyń Podlaski: German penal institution and prison and a number of transit camps, in which Germans in 1939‑45 (especially in the initial period, during program „AB” aimed at extermination of Polish intelligentsia) held thousands of Poles. (more on: www.rasil.home.pl [access: 2013.12.04])

Intelligenzaktion: (Eng. „Action Intelligentsia”) — also Germ. Unternehmen „Tannenberg” (Eng. „Tannenberg operation”). Extermination program of Polish elites, mainly intelligentsia, executed by the Germans right from the start of the occupation in 09.1939 till around 05.1940, mainly on the lands directly incorporated into Germany but also in the so‑called General Governorate where it was called AB‑aktion. During this genocide Germans methodically murdered c. 50,000 teachers, priests, landowners, social and political activists and retired military. Further 50,000 were sent to concentration camps where most of them perished. (more on: www.rasil.home.pl [access: 2013.12.04], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.04])

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:
pl.auschwitz.org [access: 2012.11.23], www.opoka.org.pl [access: 2012.12.28], www.echokatolickie.pl [access: 2015.09.30]
original images:
auschwitz.org [access: 2015.03.01], auschwitz.org [access: 2015.03.01], auschwitz.org [access: 2015.03.01], www.harmeze.franciszkanie.pl [access: 2014.03.21]

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