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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

SASAK

forename(s)

Josephine (pl. Józefa)

religious forename(s)

Aleksandra

  • SASAK Josephine (Sr Aleksandra) - Grave plaque, Old Powązki cementary, Warsaw, source: cmentarze.um.warszawa.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSASAK Josephine (Sr Aleksandra)
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    Grave, Old Powązki cementary, Warsaw
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function

nun

creed

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

congregation

Congregation of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul (Daughters of Charity - FdlC)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

date and place of death

25.09.1939

Warsaw
Warsaw city pow., mazowieckie voiv., Poland

details of death

After German invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War perished while ministering in the Baby Jesus hospital during Warsaw siege and aerial bombardment of the city by the Germans called „Black Monday”.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

1922

alt. dates and places of birth

1920

positions held

postulant, Congregation’s house in Warsaw, served as a nurse in Holy Ghost hospital in Warsaw

others related in death

BIAŁA Anne (Sr Adolphine), CHOINA Sophia, CZAJKOWSKA Mary, CZYMEK Charles, DREWNIKOWSKA Stephanie, GĄSIOROWSKI Francis, GRZEGORCZYK Francis (Cl. Thaddeus), HATKO Francis (Fr Matthew), KACZMAREK Josephine (Sr Andrew), KISIELEWSKA Christine, KRAWCZYK Theodosia, LANGER John, LEOŃCZUK Mary, LEWANDOWSKA Eleonor, LEWANIUK Aleksandra, ŁĄCZEK Mary, MIKOŁAJEWSKA Helen, NIEDŹWIEDZKA Mary, NIKUTA Cecilia, OPIELA Joseph, OSTROWSKI Stanislaus Kostka (Fr Josaphat), PSZENNA Wanda, RANIECKA Mary, RUSZKOWSKA Stanislava, SELMA Alice (Sr Janet), SIEMIŃSKA (Sr Petronella), TEODOROWICZ Terrence, WÓJCIK Mary, ZEMBRZUSKA Casimira

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Warsaw (Black Monday): On 25.09.1939 from 7:00 till late evening more than 400 German bombers made aerial raids on Warsaw. Almost 630 tons of explosives, both incendiary and demolishing were dropped. Caused c. 200 fires. Public building were not spared, including hospitals clearly marked with Red Cross signs (in fact they were targeted in the first place). Holy Ghost hospital was among them and c. 700 people, both patients and staff were killed (including 20 Vincentian sisters). Altogether during the raids called „Black Monday” c. 10,000 people perished, 35,000 were wounded, mostly civilian. The raids were in contravention of Hague agreements and must be regarded as an act of war crime. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.04.18])

Air raids 1939: During invasion of Poland commenced on 01.09.1939 Germans systematically attacked civilian targets. Many cities (Wieluń, Frampol, Warszawa, Lwów, Łomża, Puck, etc.) were bombed during air raids and totally destroyed. The hospitals and churches, visibly marked as such, were not spared. German planes also attacked columns of fleeing people on the roads, massacring them. It is estimated that c. 150,000–200,000 civilians were killed or murdered by the Germans in 09.1939. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.04.18])

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

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
original images:
cmentarze.um.warszawa.pl [access: 2015.05.09], cmentarze.um.warszawa.pl [access: 2015.05.09]

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