Czesława Kwoka

Czesława kwoka ( Wolka Złojecka , Poland , 15 of August of 1928 – Auschwitz , December to March of 1943 ) was a Catholic Polish girl who died in the concentration camp of Auschwitz at the age of 14 years. 1

History

She photographed at Auschwitz by Wilhelm Brasse .

She was one of the millions of child victims of the German crimes of the Second World War against the Poles. He died in Auschwitz-Birkenau (Poland) and is one of those immortalized in the exhibition Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, called Block No. 6: Exhibition: The life of the prisoners. 2 3

Photographs of Kwoka and others, taken by the “famous photographer of Auschwitz”, Wilhelm Brasse , between 1940 and 1945, are represented in this monumental photographic museum. In the year 2005, the television, emitted a documentary on Brasse, what turned it into a focus of interviews related to the photographic history (captured in that Nazi concentration camp); As a result, several articles and books were published. 4 5

Kwoka’s photographs, in particular, inspired the creation of the painting Czeslawa Kwoka (2007), which illustrates an award-winning literary work; In his verses, tries to convey his image and voice in our lives. 6 7

Czeslawa Kwoka was one of the 230,000 children and young people under 18 years of age, among 1,300,000 people, who were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau between 1940 and 1945.

See also

  • German war crimes in Poland

References

  1. Back to top↑ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaPiH75v9DU
  2. Back to top↑ http://www.mensviventer.no/mvv39/holocoust.htm
  3. Back to top↑ http://en.auschwitz.org/m/
  4. Back to top↑ http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/home/moslive/article-447045/Returning-Auschwitz-Photographs-Hell.html
  5. Back to top↑ http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2005/jan/20/secondworldwar.warcrimes
  6. Back to top↑ http://www.admit2.net/edwards_et_schreiner.htm
  7. Back to top↑ http://www.autumnskypoetry.com/number15/Edwards_Schreiner.html