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surname

SZUTA

surname
versions/aliases

SCHUTTA, SZUTTA

forename(s)

Bernard

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Culm (Chełmno) diocese
more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

date and place of death

25.11.1939

Kaliski forest
Kartuzy gm., Kartuzy pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

alt. dates and places of death

23.11.1939

details of death

From 01.01.1927 reserve chaplain of the Polish Army. After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II Germans arrived at his rectory on 21.11.1939 but did not find him there. Requested however to appear next day in Kartuzy. When he did so was on 22.11.1939 arrested and jailed in Kartuzy prison. Few days later, on the evening of 25.11.1939, he was taken to the execution site and murdered together with 7 other priests.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

29.10.1900

Kamienica
Kartuzy pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

17.06.1923 (Pelpin cathedral)

positions held

1931–1939 — curatus/rector/expositus {parish: Chmielno, St Peter and St Paul the Apostles; church: Brodnica Górna, Sacred Heart of Jesus; dean.: Kartuzy}
1930–1931 — vicar {parish: Kartuzy, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Kartuzy}
1923–1930 — vicar {parish: Brodnica, St Catherine of Alexandria the Virgin and Martyr; dean.: Brodnica}
1923 — vicar {parish: Lubawa}

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others related in death

ARASMUS Anthony, BORK Francis Anthony, FROST Silvester Francis, GBUREK Alex Francis, GOŁOMSKI Bernard, KLONOWSKI Felix, KRZEWIŃSKI Maximilian, KUCA Vaclav, MOTYLEWSKI Francis, ROSIAK Louis, ZAPAŁOWSKI Thaddeus Marian

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Kaliski forest: In Kartuzy forests — Kaliska forests are part of them — during the extermination of Polish intelligentsia in Pomeranian voivodship, called „Intelligenzaktion” —from 09.1939 till 11.1939 Germans murdered approx. 200 inhabitants of Kartuzy and surrounding villages, including 11 Catholic priests. Some of the victims were tortured and finished off with blows of gun butts and shovels. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23])

Kartuzy: Detention centre run by Germans. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23])

Intelligenzaktion: (Eng. „Action Intelligentsia”) — extermination program of Polish elites, mainly intelligentsia, executed by the Germans right from the start of the occupation in 09.1939 till around 05.1940, mainly on the lands directly incorporated into Germany but also in the so‑called General Governorate where it was called AB‑aktion. During the first phase right after start of German occupation of Poland implemented as Germ. Unternehmen „Tannenberg” (Eng. „Tannenberg operation”) — plan based on proscription lists of Poles worked out by (Germ. Sonderfahndungsbuch Polen), regarded by Germans as specially dangerous to the German Reich. List contained names of c. 61,000 Poles. Altogether during this genocide Germans methodically murdered c. 50,000 teachers, priests, landowners, social and political activists and retired military. Further 50,000 were sent to concentration camps where most of them perished. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.04])

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. „The 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.org [access: 2015.09.30])

sources

personal:
www.niedziela.pl [access: 2013.01.18], naszaprzeszlosc.pl [access: 2018.09.23], www.ordynariat.wp.mil.pl [access: 2012.12.28]
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