Polish Experience

Poland was there. Fighting Nazi Germany, 1939-1945 [Video]

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Current Issues

Resolution of the American Polonia on the 80th Anniversary of the Katyn Genocide

Whereas, following the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact of August 23, 1939 with the secret protocol to divide Poland between themselves /1, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Russia invaded Poland; Whereas, upon defeating Poland, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Russia partitioned Poland and signed Treaty on Friendship and the Border with a secret supplemental protocol […]

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Jewish Experience

Jews who fought for Hitler [Video]

This documentary shows the impossible choices German Jews had to make when Hitler took power in Germany. Why did they fight for those who hated them?

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Current Issues

The Shame of Polish Historical Studies in America: The Blacklisting of Prof. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, Ph.D.

By John Radzilowski, February 2010 [originally published on glaukopis.pl] Those unfamiliar with academic discourse in America in the fields of humanities and social sciences may assume that most scholars in those fields are engaged in a careful search for truth. Their conclusions are backed up by evidence and that evidence is carefully debated and weighed […]

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Recommended Books

Daughters of the KGB: Moscow’s Secret Spies, Sleepers and Assassins of the Cold War, by Douglas Boyd

The relationship between the KGB and its ghastly brood of “daughter” organizations through which Moscow terrorized the satellite states grabbed by Stalin during and after World War II. Everyone has heard of the KGB, but little has been published about its daughter organizations. Staffed by Moscow-trained nationals closely monitored by KGB “ambassadors,” Poland’s UB, the […]

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Book Reviews

Deliverance, by Michael Maik. 2004

Reviewed by Jan Peczkis Jewish Source: Jedwabne Murderers by Germans, Not Poles Author Michael Maik writes, “Refugees from Jedwabne and Radzilow arrived, who were coincidentally saved from death, and who saw with their own eyes and felt the hell on their flesh. With the help of local farmers, the Germans gathered the Jews of these […]

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Book Reviews

The Warriors, by Harold Zissman

Reviewed by Jan Peczkis This Jewish Source Affirms the Germans, and Not the Poles, as the Main (or Even Sole) Killers of Jedwabne’s Jews The author writes, “Later on, some Jews who had fled Jedwabno [Jedwabne] for Derechin told us when the Germans first entered their town, they had herded all the Jews into a […]

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Book Reviews

Stranger at Home: The Holocaust, Zionism, and American Judaism, by Jacob Neusner. 2003

Holocaust Supremacism Repudiated Because It Slights the Genocides of Non-Jews

[Review based on 1981 edition.] Jewish author Jacob Neusner notes that modes of thinking and behavior may have originated from non-Jews, but “became Jewish” by being adapted by Jews as their own. For instance, the Talmudic dialectic did not originate with Jews. It found derivation from Greek forms of rhetoric, as well as ancient Roman principles of legal codification. (p. 49).

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Polish Experience

Records Relating to the Katyn Forest Massacre, at the National Archives

Summary of Events Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union each invaded Poland in September of 1939, having divided the country into separate spheres of influence under the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. While the Germans began a massacre of Jews and Poles in western occupied Poland, the Red Army arrested and imprisoned thousands of Polish military officers, policemen, […]

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Polish/Jewish Relations

A rabbi who fought for Poland’s independence.

  Born in Poland, in 1897, to a Jewish family with rabbinical traditions, Baruch Steinberg also became a rabbi. In November 1918 he volunteered to join Polish forces in the Polish-Ukrainian war. He fought alongside the Polish forces in the battle of Lwow and remained on the front-lines until Polish forces took control of Przemysl […]

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