Poles Murdered for Helping Jews

The number of Poles murdered by the Germans, for helping Jews during the Holocaust, has not yet been precisely determined. The 24th March, the date of the most famous crime – the murder of the Ulma Family and Jews they were hiding in the village of Markowa in the Podkarpackie Province – is observed in Poland as the National Day of Remembrance of Poles Saving Jews During German Occupation.

Read the story of the Ulma Family and another selected stories of Poles, affected by the worst of German repression – the death penalty for helping Jews. Read about Jews who died with the rescuers.