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Category: Translation - Other
Approval Date: 9/6/2020 4:10 PM
Family Surname: Neuman Erenreich Kozlowska
Country: Poland
Town: Krakow
Date of Image: 1961
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This letter (page 1) is summary of witness deposition of my mother in law Irena Neuman nee Erenreich. It is regarding acts of courage of Jadwiga Kozlowska who is righteous gentile who hid my mother in-law in Krakow during Holocaust from 1943-1945.

I want translation of the testimony from 1961

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9/8/2020 9:49 PM Witness statement in regard of Jadwiga Kozlowska-Borowska, daughter of Paul, born on 9 June 1918 in Skawina. I have known her personally since 1935. After the liquidation of the ghetto in Miechow in 1943, I escaped to Kraków and was sheltered by her until mid-January 1945 that is till liberation. I want to highlight that Ms.Jadwiga sheltered, while risking her own life and that of her family members, not only myself but numerous Jews. She did it selflessly and did not demand from me or others any payment for accommodation, food, clothing and help with purchasing medicines. She also tried to lift our spirits which at the time was crucial. She also at her own expense travelled to Miechow to try to save my father from being taken to Auschwitz, exposing herself to considerable risk. However she was unsuccessful because she found my father already on the train. Using this opportunity, she fetched my valuables from Miechow, which she returned to me in full after the occupation.
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