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St Sigismund parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana Str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese, Poland

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surname

ALEKSANDROWICZ

forename(s)

Anthony (pl. Antoni)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Churchmore on
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diocese / province

Pinsk diocesemore on
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Minsk diocesemore on
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[access: 2013.05.19]

Military Ordinariate of Polandmore on
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[access: 2014.12.20]

date and place of death

13.04.1940

Katyntoday: Smolensk reg., Smolensk oblast, Russia
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[access: 2020.09.24]

alt. dates and places of death

04.1940

details of death

From 01.06.1919 commissioned military chaplain of the Polish Army.

During Polish–Russian war of 1920 chaplain to the 4th Army of Polish Armed Forces.

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II left Baranowicze — as a senior army chaplain — with units of 78th Infantry Regiment formed in Surplus Collection Center.

During September 1939 campaign wounded in the leg by the Germans.

Arrested thought by the Russians.

Jailed in Starobielsk concentration camp for POWs.

On Christmas Eve of 24.12.1939 moved to Butyrki prison in Moscow (according to some sources to Lubyanka prison) and in the spring of 1940 to Kozielsk concentration camp where was held in isolation in a special tower.

From there transported to Katyń execution site and brutally murdered.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Russians

date and place of birth

11.07.1893

Minsktoday: Minsk city reg., Belarus
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alt. dates and places of birth

Marcinowicetoday: Demidovichi ssov., Dzyarzhynsk dist., Minsk reg., Belarus
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[access: 2020.07.31]

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

30.04.1917 (Sankt Petersburgtoday: Saint Petersburg city, Russia)

positions held

1931 – 1939

administrator {parish: Baranavichytoday: Baranavichy dist., Brest reg., Belarus
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}

1930 – 1931

chaplain {Vilniustoday: Vilnius city dist., Vilnius Cou., Lithuania
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, garrison, Polish Army}

1930 – 1931

chaplain {Vilniustoday: Vilnius city dist., Vilnius Cou., Lithuania
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, Military Investigation Prison}

1926 – 1930

parish priest {parish: Slonimtoday: Slonim dist., Grodno reg., Belarus
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, Holy Savior; Command of the Corps District DOK No. IX Brest, Polish Army; dean.: Slonimtoday: Slonim dist., Grodno reg., Belarus
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; military}

1921 – 1926

chaplain {Slonimtoday: Slonim dist., Grodno reg., Belarus
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, garrison of the Baranavichy region, Command of the Corps District DOK No. IX Brest, Polish Army}

1918 – 1919

prefect {Minsktoday: Minsk city reg., Belarus
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, school(s)}

1917 – 1918

prefect {Babruysktoday: Babruysk dist., Mogilev reg., Belarus
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, school(s)}

till 1917

student {Sankt Petersburgtoday: Saint Petersburg city, Russia, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

others related in death

CHOMAClick to display biography Edward Anthony, CICHOWICZClick to display biography Nicholas, DRABCZYŃSKIClick to display biography Ignatius Marian (Cl. Dominic), FEDOROŃKOClick to display biography Simon, ILKÓWClick to display biography Nicholas, KONTEKClick to display biography Stanislaus, POHORECKIClick to display biography John, POTOCKIClick to display biography John Jozefat, SUCHCICKIClick to display biography Casimir, URBANClick to display biography Vladislav Michael, ZIÓŁKOWSKIClick to display biography John Leo, SZEPTYCKIClick to display biography Andrew Mary Stanislaus

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Katyń: From 03.04.1940 till 12.05.1940 Russians in a planned genocide executed in Katyń approx. 4,400 Polish prisoners of war (POW) kept in Kozielsk concentration camp. This was a fulfillment of Russian Commie–Nazi government decision – Political Bureau of the Russian Commie–Nazi party of 05.03.1940 – to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and individuals held in Russian POW camps following Ribbentrop–Molotov German–Russian accord and annexation of half of Poland into Russia, confirmed by the order No.00350 of the head of the NKVD, Mr Lavrentyi Beria, on the "discharge of NKVD prisons" in Ukraine and Belarus. There are indications – i.e. 4 so–called "NKVD–Gestapo Methodical Conferences" of 1939–40: in Brześć on Bug, Przemyśl, Zakopane and Cracow – of close collaboration between Germans and Russians in realization of plans of total extermination of Polish nation, its elites in particular – decision that prob. was confirmed during meeting of socialist leaders of Germany: Mr Heinrich Himmler, and Russia: Mr Lavrentyi Beria, in another German leader's hunting lodge: Mr Hermann Göring, in Rominty in Romincka Forest in East Prussia. Earlier at the same spot Russians murdered thousands of victims in 1937. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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)

Kozielsk (prisoner no: 4915): In 1939‑40 in Kozielsk Russians set a concentration camp for Poles arrested after 1939 invasion of Poland. In 04.1940 approx. 4,300 were kept there and subsequently— as the fulfillment of Russian government decision to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and prisoners of war camps (Polish holocaust) — were executed in Katyń. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2012.11.23]
)

Moscow (Butyrki): Harsh transit and interrogation prison in Moscow — for political prisoners — where Russians held and murdered thousands of Poles. Founded prob. in XVII century. In XIX century many Polish insurgents (Polish uprisings of 1831 and 1863) were held there. During Communist regime a place of internment for political prisoners prior to a transfer to Russian slave labour complex Gulag. During the Great Purge c. 20,000 inmates were held there at any time (c. 170 in every cell). Thousands were murdered. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2020.05.01]
)

Moscow (Lubyanka): Location of a murderous Russian Cheka and next NKVD (later MVD and KGB) and a prison (in the basement, with 118 cells — in 1936 — of which 94 were solitary — altogether at any time up to 350 prisoners were held there and c. 2,857 in 1937) in Moscow at Lubyanka Square where Russians interrogated and murdered many political prisoners. Most of the prisoners after investigations were transferred to other Moscov prisons, e.g. Butyrki. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.10.31]
)

Starobielsk: In 1939‑41 in Starobielsk Russians set a concentration camp for Poles arrested after 1939 invasion of Poland. In 04.1940 approx. 3,800 were kept there and subsequently— as the fulfillment of Russian government decision to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and prisoners of war camps (Polish holocaust) — were executed in Twer. Used as a concentration camp for Poles later as well. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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)

Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. In a political sense, the pact was an attempt to restore the status quo ante before 1914, with one exception, namely the „commercial” exchange of the so–called „Kingdom of Poland”, which in 1914 was part of the Russian Empire, fore Eastern Galicia (today's western Ukraine), in 1914 belonging to the Austro–Hungarian Empire. Galicia, including Lviv, was to be taken over by the Russians, the „Kingdom of Poland” — under the name of the General Governorate — Germany. The resultant „war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken — backed up by the betrayal of the formal allies of Poland, France and Germany, which on 12.09.1939, at a joint conference in Abbeville, decided not to provide aid to attacked Poland and not to take military action against Germany (a clear breach of treaty obligations with Poland) — were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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)

Polish-Russian war of 1919—21: War for independence of Poland and its borders. Poland regained independence in 1918 but had to fight for its borders with former imperial powers, in particular Russia. Russia planned to incite Bolshevik–like revolutions in the Western Europe and thus invaded Poland. Russian invaders were defeated in 08.1920 in a battle called Warsaw battle („Vistula river miracle”, one of the 10 most important battles in history, according to some historians). Thanks to this victory Poland recaptured part of the lands lost during partitions of Poland in XVIII century, and Europe was saved from the genocidal Communism. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
)

sources

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[access: 2017.01.21]
, episkopat.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2019.10.13]

bibliograhical:, „Lexicon of Polish clergy repressed in USSR in 1939‑1988”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin,
original images:
episkopat.plClick to attempt to display webpage
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