1943: Michal Kruk, Przemysl Pole who aided the Jews

2 comments September 6th, 2015 Headsman

In the German-occupied city of Przemysl, Poland on September 6, 1943, Michal Kruk and several other non-Jewish Poles were publicly executed for their roles sheltering Jews being rounded up for the local ghetto — bound, naurally, for worse fates thereafter.


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Przemysl’s Jewish community was almost completely annihilated during the Holocaust.

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