The Blaszczyk Family

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Story of Rescue - The Blaszczyk Family

Anastazja and Stanisław Bałszczyk spent the Nazi occupation in Warsaw at 39/53 Złota Street. They had two daughters: 29-year-old Zofia and 22-year-old Stanisława. In November 1942, they hid Zofia Kunegis at their house. They produced a fake documents for her. Then they helped her husband, Bernard Kuniegis, to find a safe shelter. Stanisław Błaszczyk looked after their 5-year-old daughter, Krystyna Kuigis. After the II World War, the Błaszczyks adopted the girl. They left for Israel in the 1960s. 

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Bibliography

  • Archiwum Żydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego, 349, 1045
  • Gutman Israel red. nacz., Księga Sprawiedliwych wśród Narodów Świata, Ratujący Żydów podczas Holocaustu, Kraków 2009
  • Grynberg Michał, Księga Sprawiedliwych, Warszawa 1993

    The lexicon includes the stories of Poles honoured with the title of Righteous Among the Nations in the years 1963-1989. The list of entries is preceded by a preface by Icchak Arad and Chaim CheferThe Righteous of the World.