Dymitro (Michael) Sniatkowski

Dymitro (Michael) Sniatkowski

This account of Dymitro (Michael) Sniatkowski’s life has been written by his granddaughter, Kathy Sniatkowski. In 1940, when he was 22, my grandfather was taken prisoner by the Russians and moved by train to a work camp near Baku. The train stopped halfway and...
Jan Stepek

Jan Stepek

Jan Stepek was originally deported to the Archangelregion in the Soviet Union in February 1940. When Stalin released the imprisoned Poles, Jan began an epic journey south to Kazakhstan. Jan eventually joined the Polish Army, before transferring to the Polish Navy. Jan...
Antoni Zielonka

Antoni Zielonka

Antoni Zielonka’s military records state that he was born on 12 June 1918 in Sniatycze, a village in south-eastern Poland in the Lublin district close to the Ukrainian border. He was actually born in Moscow but his family moved to Sniatycze soon after his birth....
Kazimierz Szypillo

Kazimierz Szypillo

The following summary has been written by volunteer researcher, Peter Szypko.   Kazimierz Szypillo was born in the small village of Bobrowszczyzna near Glebokie in eastern Poland on 14 March 1923. His village and Aleksander Szypko’s were ten miles apart. Although...