Polish/Jewish Relations

He provided the Jews with bread. The enraged Germans tortured him, killed his wife and son, and finally murdered him.

Only on the territory of Poland and nowhere else in Europe, the German occupiers introduced the death penalty for people who decided to help Jews. In other European countries (Germany controlled 1/2 of the continent) similar legal ordinances did not exist. The effect was tragic – it is estimated that as a result of this […]

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Polish Experience

The Dialectics of Pain: The Interrogation Methods of the Communist Secret Police in Poland, 1944-1955

by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, in Glaukopis, Vol 2/3, (2004-2005) Find the man and we shall find a paragraph for him, A Stalinist saying Our task is not only to destroy you physically, but also to smash you morally before the eyes of the society, Major Wiktor Herer, a superior officer at the Office of Public Security, […]

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Polish Experience

Report for duty or face death.

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Book Reviews

Acclaimed and Widely-Read Author Art Spiegelman Openly Admits His AntiPolish Bias in the Classroom-Used MAUS

Art Spiegelman makes no effort to correct the falsifications of history in MAUS in this METAMAUS volume. Instead, Spiegelman advances the following rather shallow exculpations (CAPS): BUT MAUS IS „ONLY” SEMI-FICTION AND BIOGRAPHY Malicious fiction is still malicious. Think of the infamous PROTOCOLS. People tend to form their opinions according to what they read, regardless […]

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Book Reviews

American Eyewitness German-Occupied Poland. No Dichotomy: Poles and Jews. Myths on Looting, Black Market, Blue Police, Debunked

Author Gaither Warfield was the pastor of a Methodist Church in Poland, and Hania was his wife. Both were American citizens. The Warfields were trapped in Poland because of the German-Soviet aggression against Poland that had begun WWII. After Hitler declared war on the USA in the wake of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, […]

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Polish Experience

A city shot dead

Author: Krzysztof Jóźwiak With 50,000 killed in three days, the massacre of Wola, carried out by the Germans during the Warsaw Uprising, ranks among the greatest mass murders in world history. The tenement at 129 Wolska Street was truly large, as it comprised 150 flats housing around 600 people. The first days of the Warsaw […]

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Recommended Books

The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War, by Halik Kochanski

Reviewed on Amazon: The Second World War gripped Poland as it did no other country in Europe. Invaded by both Germany and the Soviet Union, it remained under occupation by foreign armies from the first day of the war to the last. The conflict was brutal, as Polish armies battled the enemy on four different […]

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Book Reviews

Judenrat: The Jewish Councils in Eastern Europe under Nazi Occupation by Isaiah Trunk

My rating: 4 of 5 stars  Reviewer: Mr. Jan Peczkis The JUDENRAT and Jewish-Nazi Collaboration. Let’s Have No Double Standards on Collaboration by Jews and by Poles This encyclopedic work (review based on 1972 edition) includes arcane details about the origins and function of the Judenrats, including such things as organization, administration, religion, education, economics, […]

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Book Reviews

The Stars Bear Witness (Five Years in the Warsaw Ghetto) by Bernard Goldstein. 2004.

Reviewer: Mr. Jan Peczkis Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Tainted By Communism, For Which Reason Poles Were Reasonably Disinclined to Fully Support It Eyewitness Goldstein presents a variety of interesting information. For example: AMERICAN JEWISH INDIFFERENCE, AND LOCAL JEWISH-NAZI COLLABORATION The surviving Polish Jews constantly complained about American Jews not helping them (p. 272). And, in common […]

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Book Reviews

The Ugly Black Bird: The Untold Story of Jerzy Kosinski’s Wartime Childhood, by Joanna Siedlecka and Chester Kisiel. 2018.

Reviewer: Mr. Jan Peczkis Exposes Falsehoods of Poles Killing Jews (Jerzy Kosinski vel Lewinkopf: PAINTED BIRD). Just Like Those “200,000 Jews Killed By Poles During WWII” (Jan Grabowski in JUDENJAGD) The original 1994 book, by Joanna Siedlecka, is CZARNY PTASIOR (THE BLACK BIRD- MONSTROSITY). (The pagination in my review is based on this old Polish-language […]

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