Mathias Schenk, an year old Belgian served as Sturmpionier assault engineer in Wehrmacht during the suppression of the Warsaw Uprising in Members of his unit were assigned to various SS-Sturmbrigade Dirlewanger platoons as demolition engineers.
The facts above are all taken from Irena, child survivors, or other primary sources Facts about Irena which are not generally known. All of these are from primary sources. Her father died in February from typhus contracted while treating patients whom his colleagues refused to treat in fear of contracting the disease, among them many Jews.
Sendler studied Polish literature at Warsaw University. She opposed the ghetto-bench system that existed at some prewar Polish universities and defaced her grade card.
As a result of her public protest she was suspended from the University of Warsaw for three years. Irena was born in Warsaw inbut she grew up in the town of Otwock, Poland. Irena was an only child, but she had a son and a daughter.
Her daughter, Janka,still lives in Warsaw, Poland, and her son Adam passed away in interestingly enough, the day the Life in a Jar project started on September 23rd. As early aswhen the Germans invaded Warsaw, Irena began helping Jews by offering them food and shelter.
When the Warsaw Ghetto was erected inIrena could no longer help isolated Jews. Once the Warsaw Ghetto was formed, she started by saving the orphan children.
Irena used her papers as a Polish social worker and papers from one of the workers of the Contagious Disease Department who was a member of the underground Zegota to enter the Warsaw Ghetto.
From Anna Krzyzewska, who is the daughter of Mrs. Irena Sendlerowa was not only very active in saving Jewish children but also in resistance against the Germans.
Many of this number were already outside of the Ghetto and in hiding. Irena and the ten who went with her into the ghetto, used many, many methods to smuggle children out. There were five main means of escape: Also, the number of babies saved was small in relation to the total number of children rescued.
This was very dangerous since Germans often used a rouse to trick the Poles and then arrest. Irena and her network made sure that each family hiding a child realized the child must be returned to Jewish relatives after the war. Irena code name Jolanta was arrested on October 20, When arrested she felt almost liberated.
She was placed in the notorious Piawiak prison, where she was constantly questioned and tortured. During the questioning she had her legs and feet fractured. The German who interrogated her was young, very stylish and spoke perfect Polish.
He wanted the names of the Zegota leaders, their addresses and the names of others involved. Irena fed him the version that she and her collaborators had prepared in the event they were captured.
The German held up a folder with information of places, times and persons who had informed on her. She received a death sentence. She was to be shot. Unbeknown to her, Zegota had bribed the German executioner who helped her escape. On the following day the Germans loudly proclaimed her execution.Born in the Polish town of Sosnowiec on 5 December , after first piano lessons Wladyslaw Szpilman continued his piano studies at the Warsaw Conservatory under A.
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