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Thoughts of Professor Tomasz Strzembosz on Professors Gutman’s Diary

Professor Tomasz Strzembosz

  1. Israel Gutman, ”Introduction,” in William Brand, ed., Thou Shalt Not Kill; Poles on Jedwabne (Warsaw: Więż, 2001), p. 14.
  2. Warsaw: Oficyna Wydawnicza, 1996.
  3. Grzelak, Kresy w czerwieni, p. 370.
  4. Yad Vashem Archives, 63/1791; 03.2782; 033.666).
  5. W czterdziestym nas Matko na Sybir zeslali. Polska – Rosja 1939-42 (London: Aneks, 1983), p. 29.
  6. Chodakiewicz, Żydzi i Polacy, p. 121.
  7. Archiwum Wschodnie, Protokoły Palestyńskie, protocol no. 31.
  8. Testimony of Józef Rosenberg of Krzeszów, ibid., protocol no. 65.
  9. Testimony of Baruch Flamenbaum, ibid., protocol no. 79.
  10. Editor’s Note: Jan Karski was a courier for the Polish underground, who, in November 1942, delivered eyewitness testimony to the Polish Government-in-Exile and to the Allied powers regarding the murder of the Jews. In 1982, he was honored by Yad Vashem as one of the Righteous Among the Nations.
  11. Upiorna Dekada: trzy eseje o stereotypach na temat Żydów, Polaków, Niemców i Komunistów 1939-1948 (Kraków: Towarzystwo Autorów i Wydawców Prac Naukowych Universitas, 1998).
  12. Zagadnienie żydowskie w Polsce pod okupacjami, Archiwum Wschodnie (Warsaw) – zbiory Hoover Institute, V-PAL-02, page 7. See also David Engel, “An Early Account of Polish Jewry under Nazi and Soviet Occupation Presented to the Polish Government-in-Exile, February 1940,” Jewish Social Studies 47 (1983), pp. 1-16.
  13. Where Is My Older Brother Cain?, 1999.