Polish YMCA Photos

 

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Identifier

no. 918

Creation Date

1943

Description

Soldier Welfare Unit of the Polish Army (civilians and military personnel charged with improving the life of soldiers). Staff members: Tadeusz Sypniewski (editor of the publication “Junak”); Zofia Krzyżanowska (nee Zofia Wiśniewska; later: Zofia Drzewieniecki), Director, Polish YMCA in Palestine and Egypt attached to the Polish Army; Colonel Kulczycki, Unit Director; Mrs. Halina Pichetowa. Qastina, Palestine, 1943. (This village was later destroyed by the Israelis and its inhabitants [Palestinians] were turned into refugees.)Soldier Welfare Unit of the Polish Army (civilians and military personnel charged with improving the life of soldiers). Staff members: Mr. Tadeusz Sypniewski (editor of the Polish YMCA publication “Junak”); Zofia Krzyżanowska (nee Zofia Wiśniewska; later: Zofia Drzewieniecki), Director, Polish YMCA in Palestine and Egypt attached to the Polish Army; Colonel Kulczycki, Unit Director; Mrs. Halina Pichetowa head of the Polish YMCA branch in Barbara, Palestine. Qastina, Palestine, 1943. (This village was later destroyed by the Israelis and its inhabitants [Palestinians] were turned into refugees.)

Collection

Drzewieniecki Collections, Fronczack Room

Keywords

Soldier Welfare Unit of the Polish Army, WWII, Polish YMCA

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