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In , she was arrested by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz Concentration Camp , but survived the war. Zofia Kossak was the daughter of Tadeusz Kossak , who was the twin brother of painter Wojciech Kossak , and granddaughter of painter Juliusz Kossak. She married twice. She was associated with the Czartak literary group, and wrote mainly for the Catholic press.
Her best-known work from that period is The Blaze , a memoir of the Russian Revolution of In the underground, she used the code name Weronika. In the summer of , when the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto began, Kossak-Szczucka published a leaflet entitled "Protest," of which 5, copies were printed. In the leaflet, she described in graphic terms the conditions in the Ghetto, and the horrific circumstances of the deportations then taking place.
Poor and rich, old, women, men, youngsters, infants, Catholics dying with the name of Jesus and Mary together with Jews. Their only guilt is that they were born into the Jewish nation condemned to extermination by Hitler. The world, Kossak-Szczucka wrote, was silent in the face of this atrocity.
Poland is silent Dying Jews are surrounded only by a host of Pilates washing their hands in innocence. Kossak-Szczucka saw this largely as an issue of religious ethics. Cherry and Annamaria Orla-Bukowska wrote in the introduction to Rethinking Poles and Jews : "Without at all whitewashing her antisemitism in the document, she vehemently called for active intercession on behalf of the Jews - precisely in the name of Polish Roman Catholicism and Polish patriotism.
In April when her true identity became known, she was sent back to Warsaw for interrogation and sentenced to death. End July she was released through the efforts of the Polish underground and participated in the Warsaw Uprising. He strongly advised her to leave the country immediately for her own protection, knowing what his government would do to political enemies, and also knowing from his brother, Adolf Berman , what Kossak had done to save Jewish lives. Dziedzictwo —67 is about the Kossak family.
Przymierze The Covenant , tells the story of Abraham. She has been an author many works, a number of which have been translated into English. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article includes a list of references , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
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Kossak, Zofia 1890-1968
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In she was arrested by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz Concentration Camp , but survived the war. Zofia Kossak was the daughter of Tadeusz Kossak, who was the twin brother of painter Wojciech Kossak. She was also a granddaughter of painter Juliusz Kossak. She married twice, and kept the name Szczucka from her first marriage second time with Zygmunt Szatkowski in Her best-known work from that period is Conflagration , a memoir of the Russian Revolution of In the underground, she used the code-name Weronika Veronica. Despite already being the target of an intensive Gestapo search, she exposed herself to the added danger of helping the Jews.