|15. BACZEWSKI, Honorata,
30, teacher living in Lublin
She was an underground liaison
officer and the AK (Home Army) press carrier. Ukrainian nationalist
murdered her early in 1945 for sheltering Jews.
16. BANASZEK, Marianna, 50,
living in Pustelnik, near Marki, Warsaw prov.
17. BANASZEK Stanislawa,
18. BANASZEK, Wladyslaw,
The Banaszeks were killed
in October 1943 for hiding a Jewish family of three. This Jewish
family, informed of the threat of a raid on the house, luckily escaped.
19. BARAN, Adam, 29, living
at Hucisko, near Glogow Malopolski, Rzeszow prov.
20. BARAN Szczepan, 36
On June 10, 1943 the German
military police from Rzeszow surrounded the village of Hucisko and murdered
21 of its inhabitants and of the neighboring village of Przewrotne, for
sheltering Jews. Died also: Franciszek Beskur, Jadwiga Chezalik,
Franciszek Drag, Anna Dworak and seven (7) members of her family: Anna,
Jan, Katarzyna, Maria, Michal, Stefania and Zofia. Also Adam, Jozef
and Marcin Gut, Marcin Kolano, Jakub and Jozef Rumak, Jozef Sluja and Adam
Susich. The Germans burnt down 17 homes and numerous service buildings
(see: 31, 61, 110, 113-120, 161-163, 222, 521-522, 563, 589). Similar
measures were carried out twice in the village of Przewrotne (see:
21. BARAN, Rozalia, from
Modrych, near Hrubieszow, Zamosc prov.
In December 1942 she was
beaten up and then murdered for giving her own Kennkarte
to a Jewish woman, who, using it, went to work in Germany, was
recognized and captured
22. BARANEK, Wincenty, 46,
farmer, from Siedliska, near Miechow, Kielce prov.
23. BARANEK, Lucja, 35,
24. BARANEK, Henryk, 12,
25. BARANEK, Tadeusz, 10,
26. BARANEK, Katarzyna,
mother of Wincenty
The Baraneks were killed
by the military police on March 15, 1941 together with Katarzyna Kopec,
mother of Lucja and the Jews they were sheltering: Pinczowski, Skowron,
Sybirski and Weitzman (see: 228)
27. BARGLIK, Maria, 51, farmer,
from Tokarnia, Cracow prov.
Killed on March 6, 1944,
following the sentence passed by the Sondergericht (a special court) at
Szaflary for sheltering the six members of the Samuel Steinberg family.
28. BARGLIK, Stefan, from
Tokarnia, Cracow prov.
Shot on the strength of the
special court verdict of the SS and police commander (Standgericht) in
Cracow for "fostering Jews and sheltering them". The execution of
the verdict was pronounced on Feb. 21, 1944
29. BARSZCZ, Marianna, 16,
from Moszenki, near Jastkow, Lublin prov.
She was an employee of Marian
and Zofia Wysmulski, farmers, who concealed in an underground shelter four
(4) Jews, while providing also others with food and medicines. On
Sept. 25, 1943, Germans shot her as well as Zofia Wysmulski and the Jews
they protected (see: 689)
30. BERSKI, Jerzy, living
He fell in combat against
Germans in April 1943, during the offensive near the Warsaw ghetto walls,
organized by the People's Guard (GL)
31. BESKUR, Franciszek, 35,
from Przewrotne, near Glogow, Rzeszow prov.
On June 10, 1943 in the village
of Hucisko, he died in a mass execution for sheltering Jews (see: 19-20).
32. BIELNIAK, Franciszek,
32, shoemaker, from Glebokie, near Biecz, Krosno pr.
The Gestapo shot him on Jan.
14 1943 for rendering help to Jews
33. BIENKOWSKI, Gerwazy,
from Kietlin, near Radomsko, Piotrkow prov.
Executed in November 1943
with Wladyslaw and Franciszka Librowski for his part in sheltering two
Jews: Checinski and Bugajski (see: 329-330)
34. BOBEL (Christian name
unknown) from Luck (now in the Ukraine)
35. BOBEL's mother
Mother and daughter were
killed in the fall of 1943 for hiding the Jewish owner of a local brewery,
who having been warned, managed to escape
36. BOBROWSKI, Jan, 50, farmer,
from Lipiny, near Pilzno, Tarnow prov.
Killed in March 1943 for
hiding Jews; his farmstead was burnt down
37. * BOGDANOWICZ, Anna,
living in Jaslo, Krosno prov.
Arrested at the end of November
1942 for sheltering Sara Diller, who survived. Tortured, she perished
soon after in Auschwitz. Posthumously awarded by Yad Vashem the medal
of "Righteous Among the Nations"
38. BOGUCKI (Christian name
unknown) from Pastewnik, near Borszczow (locality incorporated after the
war into the Soviet Ukraine)
Widow of the local butcher,
Karol Bogucki, arrested in June 1943, killed in Czortkow for sheltering
eleven 11 Jews (11). She left behind three (3) orphans
39. BOREK, Stanislaw, farmer,
living at Sadkowice near Lipsko, Radom prov.
40. BOREK, Helena, his wife
41. BOREK, Czeslaw, son
42. BOREK, Piotr
On Jan. 8, 1943 they were
shot for helping Jews. Together with them perished their daughter,
Honorata, with her husband Ryszard Wojtowicz. (see: 684-685)
43. BOROWY, Czeslaw, manual worker,
from Paulinow, near Sokolow Podlaski, Siedlce prov.
He was shot on Feb. 24, 1943
as one of the 14 persons, victims of a provocation by a Nazi agent, who
earlier pretended to be a Jew (see 14).
44. BORYCKI, Stanislaw, 44,
farmer, from Boisko, near Lipsko, Radom prov.
45. BORYCKI, Zofia, 38,
46. BORYCKI, Zbigniew, son
On Jan 2, 1943, they were
killed for helping Jews. Their homestead was burnt down. Killed
also were three (3) persons of the Krawczyk family (see: 279-281)
47. BRAJA, Wladyslaw, living
at Rowne, near Dukla, Krosno prov.
Executed in August or September
1943 for harboring three Jews (3)
48. BRONISLAWSKI, Edward,
living in Warsaw
On Apr. 21, 1943, as a liaison
officer of the People's Guard (GL) he tried to supply guns to the Jewish
ghetto and was killed. His wife Wiktoria and his son Zbigniew were
arrested. Their fate is unknown
49. BRUDZ, Antoni, 24, from
Przewrotne, near Glogow. Rzeszow prov.
50. BRUDZ, Wojciech, 34
51. BRUDZ, Walenty, 57
On Mar. 13, 1943 German police,
under Gestapo supervision, killed around 30 people in the village of Przewrotne
for sheltering Jews. Along them were killed: Andrzej, Franciszek
and Wojciech Drag; Michal Gawel; Adam Organisciak and six members of his
family: Andrzej, Aniela, Franciszek, Jozef (born in 1906), Jozef (born
in 1912) and Wojciech; Lukasz and Wojciech Pomykala, Antoni Rusin, Jan
Walc, Franciszek Wanoska, Franciszek and Jozef Wilk. (see: 108-110,
136, 427-433, 476-477, 525, 629, 633, 650-652). Other names are unknown.
A second execution at Przewrotne took place on May 9, 1943 (see: 70-71)
as well as in the nearby village of Hucisko on June 10, 1943 (see: 19-20).
52. BRUHL, Hanna, living
at Milanowek, Warsaw prov.
The military police from
Grodzisk shot her on May 17, 1943, in the "Anielin" villa of Milanowek,
together with the four Jews she concealed.
53. BRUST, Jan, living at
Rakow, near Czestochowa
Shot in the first half of
1944 at the Hassag-Eisenhütte A. G. camp, for distributing food and
money and passing correspondence to Jewish inmates, as part of the campaign
carried by the Relief Council for Aid to Jews
54. BRYNKUS, Cyryl, 44, from
Spytkowice, near Auschwitz, Cracow prov.
He was arrested on Nov. 15,
1943 for help to the Jewish population; jailed in Zakopane, transferred
to Plaszow camp and then to Montelupich prison in Cracow. Shot there
on May 28, 1944
55. * BRYS, Johan, railway man,
living in Sosnowiec, Katowice prov.
Helped fugitives from the
Sosnowiec ghetto, and transported some of them to Hungary; arrested in
1944 by the Gestapo and sent to Auschwitz, he died there. Posthumously
awarded the medal of "Righteous Among the Nations"
56. BRZOZOWSKI, Zofia, living
at Kobylka, Warsaw prov.
Shot on Sep. 1, 1943 by the
Gestapo, together with two Jewish men, sheltered on her estate; one of
them was Goldberg, owner of the tannery in Wolomin.
57. BRZOZOWSKI, Jan, 16,
from Paulinow, near Sokolow Podlaski, Siedlce prov.
He was shot on Feb. 24, 1943,
as one of the 14 persons, victims of a Nazi agent provocateur (see 14).
58. BUSZKO, Henryk, 30, farmer,
living at Liza Stara, near Bialystok
On Sep. 21, 1943 he was murdered
by the gendarmes from Pietkowo, for helping Jews, hiding after their escape
from the train to the Treblinka.
59. BUZOWICZ, Wincenty, living
60. BUZOWICZ, Anna, his
A special court in Radom
sentenced them to death for helping two Jewish women: Sala Rubinowicz and
Else Schwarzman. Also sentenced to death for the same reason were:
Wiktoria Paduch, Jan Pinkus, Zenon Polonski and Maria Rozanski. (see:
442, 466, 475, 517)