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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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surname

KOZŁOWSKA

forename(s)

Joanna

function

nun

creed

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

congregation

Congregation of Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary (Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary - CSFFM)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

date and place of birth

1870

positions held

served in Congregation’s Provincial House at 53 Hoża Str. in Warsaw

date and place of death

14.09.1944

Warszawa
Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv., Poland

cause of death

warfare

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 „Oaza” battalion of „Waligóra” infantry regiment of resistance Home Army AK (part of Polish Clandestine State). Prob. served in Ujazdowski hospital at 19 Chełmska Str. and there perished during German bombardment, under the rubble.

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

BOGACZ Agnes, GRZYWACZ Agnes, HAPKA Francesca, KRĘŻELEWSKA Mary, NOWICKA Stanislava, SIEMBAB Julia (Sr Ludmilla), WIŚNIEWSKA Mary (Sr Domicella)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Warsaw (Ujazdowski hospital): Ujazdowski hospital in Warsaw Pius XI str was taken over by the Germans on 05.09.1944, at the beginning of Warsaw Uprising. The next day all patients and staff were driven out of the buildings. Most of the patients were moved to the Divine Providence Sisters’ institute at Chełmska 19. There it became a field hospital tending to both Polish resistance Home Army (part of Polish Clandestine State) and German wounded. On 30.08.1944 despite being clearly marked with Red Cross emblems the hospital was bombed by the Germans. C. 300 people perished including c. 130 patients. Two thirds of the hospital was moved then to other locations (5/7 Morszyńska str. in Sadyba, 91 Puławska str. and 42 Dolna str. in Upper Mokotów). On 11.09, 14.09 and 15.09 the Germans again bombed the 19 Chełmska str. buildings. Another 200 people perished. (more on: www.sppw1944.org [access: 2015.04.18])

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])

sources

personal:
www.straty.pl [access: 2015.04.18]
bibliograhical:
„Martyrology of the Polish Roman Catholic clergy under nazi occupation in 1939‑1945”, Victor Jacewicz, John Woś, vol. I‑V, Warsaw Theological Academy, 1977‑1981
„A martyrology of Polish clergy under German occupation, 1939‑45”, Fr Szołdrski Vladislaus CSSR, Rome 1965

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