Neugersdorf from then until today Fate of many families after 1945. (This too belongs to the history of Neugersdorf.) Excerpt from my life’s story: childhood from 1941 to 1956 Outbreak of World War II, September 1, 1939. German troops cross the Polish border. March 1940: German troops occupy Denmark and Norway. Two brothers from my […]

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St. Joseph, the Worker This is the holy icon given to the Kimbolton Catholic Church in memory of the Shapleski/Czablewski family’s early Polish immigrants who were sponsored to the New Zealand under the Vogel Scheme. Jakub Czablewski and other peasant hopefuls (including Wisniewski, Wischniowski, Lipinski, Rosanoski and Bielski) left their home villages of Lubichowo, Tczew […]

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