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PALMIRY: Gmina Czosnów, within Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County, Masovian Voivodeship PDF Print E-mail

52°22' N 20°47' E, 12.2 miles NW of Warszawa. Palmiry is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Czosnów, within Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland at the edge of the Kampinos Forest, approximately2 mi SEt of Czosnów, 7 mi SE of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, and 14 mi NW of Warsaw with about 220 residents.

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Polish intelligentsia, politicians and athletes, killed during the German AB-Aktion in Poland. Usually arrested and tortured in Pawiak prison in Warsaw,they then were transferred to the execution site. About 2,000 Poles were murdered here between December 7,1939 and July 17, 1941. Rndom killings went on beyond that date. After WWII, the bodies of at least 2,115 men and women were exhumed and reburied in a new cemetery, situated approximately 5 km from the village itself. The reburial site has been a Polish national mausoleum since 1948. Not all remains scattered over a broad area were found. burial list [Jan 2015]

Among the known victims were :


 

 
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