441. PACZKA, Rozalia, 53, from Wola Rafalowska, near Chmielnik, Rzeszow prov.
Shot by the military police on Oct. 4, 1943, for sheltering Jews

442. PADUCH, Wiktoria, living in Radom
Sentenced to death together with others on Apr. 3, 1943, by the Sondergericht in Radom, for helping Sala Rubinowicz and Elsa Schwarzman to escape from the ghetto (see: 59-60).

443. PAJAK, Jan, 27, living at Matysowka, near Tyczyn, Rzeszow prov.
Shot on Oct. 15, 1943 at Tyczyn in a group of five (5) Poles sentenced to death for helping Jews (see: 191).

444. PALASZEWSKI, Leon, 42, living in Chelm
445. PALASZEWSKI, Helena Stanislawa, 34, his wife
Shot by the gendarmes on Jan. 6, 1942, for helping Jews.

446. PANECZKO, Franciszek, from Wierzchowisko, near Wolbrom, Katowice prov.

447. PANECZKO, Jan
Shot on Mar. 5, 1943 at Wierzchowisko for sheltering Jews.

448. PAPCIAK (name unknown) from Kaczorowy, near Jaslo, Krosno prov.
Shot by the gendarmes in 1943 for giving help to Jews.

449. PASTERNAK, Piotr, living at Bor Kunowski, near Brody, Kielce prov.
Killed by Germans on July 4, 1943 for helping Jewish people.

450. PATRONSKI, Wojciech, living at Szklary, near Hyzne, Rzeszow prov.
Shot in 1943 at Szklary, with the three Jews sheltered.

451. PAWLAK, Teofil, farmer, living at Kruszew, near Pniewy, Radom prov.
Killed with two (2) sheltered Jews on July 13, 1943 by the military police from Grojec.

452. PAZIUK, Tadeusz, civil servant, resident of Cracow
Sentenced to death by the Standgericht of Cracow for helping and sheltering Jews. The announcement was published on Jan. 29, 1944.

453. PAZUR, Anna, living at Wawer, near Warsaw
454. PAZUR, Jan

Shot by the gendarmes from Rembertow on Mar. 3, 1944, together with the Jews they sheltered: Herman Kaftal and Anna Wiecek

455. PELC, Tadeusz, 22, farmer, from Tarnawka, near Lancut, Rzeszow prov.
Shot by gendarmes in 1942 for help offered to Jews.

456. PEZYK, Stanisaw, living at Cisie, near Ceglow, Siedlce prov.
Shot on June 28, 1943, with 24 villagers for sheltering Jews (see: 9).

457. PIASTUN, Michal, living in Lvov (city incorporated into Ukraine)
Sentenced to death by the Standgericht of Galicia for aiding Jews. The announcement was dated Dec. 14, 1943.

458. PIECHURA, Stefan, 33, farmer from Tarnawka, near Lancut, Rzeszow prov.
Shot by the SS from Lancut on Dec. 27, 1943 for help rendered to Jews. Grzegorz Gajda also died (see: 130).

459. * PIENKIEWICZ, Artur, living in Warsaw
Arrested by the Gestapo on Apr. 18, 1944 for sheltering in his house two (2) Jewish women: Ela Zlotnik and Rifka Szaniecka. Killed in the concentration camp of Stutthof in 1945. Posthumously awarded the medal of "Righteous Among the Nations".

460. PIERZYNSKI Maria, from Gwozdzieniec, near Zakliczyn, Tarnow prov.
Shot on Jan. 20, 1944 by the German military policemen from Zakliczyn, for sheltering Benjamin and Roman Sukman.

461. PIETRAK, Leonard, 42, farmer from Tomaszewice, near Jastkow, Lublin prov.
462. PIETRAK, Maria 32, second wife of Leonard
463. PIETRAK, Stanislaw, 22, Leonard's son
The Germans surrounded their home on Feb. 28, 1944. The house was destroyed by grenades and the Pietrak family shot for providing food and temporary accommodation to two (2) Jewish partisans. Their farmhands, Franciszek Chec and Stanislaw Wierzbicki who lived in their house were also killed (see: 62, 646).

464. PIETRZYKOWSKI, Jozef, physician at Bobowa, Nowy Sacz prov.
He was arrested and shot at the turn of 1942 for providing medical help to a Jewish child.

465. PILAWSKI, Wladyslaw, living at Domaradz, near Krosno
Shot by the German gendarmes on June 26, 1942 for help rendered to Jews.

466. PINKUS, Jan, living in Radom
Sentenced to death with other people on Apr. 3, 1943 by a special court in
Radom for helping Sala Rubinowicz and Elka Szwarcman (see: 59-60)

467. PIRGA, Aleksandra, farmer, living at Kozlowek, near Strzyzow, Rzeszow prov.
Shot by the gendarmes with other people in June 1943 at Markuszowa for help to Jews hiding in the forest (see: 426).

468. PISKOREK, Kazimierz, railman, living in Kowel (city incorporated into Ukraine)
Killed by the military police for taking a Jewish refugee, Szpulman, by train from Kowel to Chelmno at the turn of 1942. The Jewish family he sheltered escaped.

469. PIWKO, Stanislaw, 31, farmer, from Paulinow, near Sokolow Podlaski, Siedlce prov.

Shot by an SS unit on Feb. 24, 1943 at Paulinow, in a group of 14 people, victims of a German agent who pretended to be a Jewish fugitive (see: 14)

470. PLATEK, Sylweriusz, living at Cisie, near Ceglow, Siedlce prov.
471. PLATEK, Tomasz, his brother
Shot on June 28, 1943 in a group of 25 villagers for sheltering Jews (see: 9).

472. PLAWCZYNSKI, Janina, over 70, living in Warsaw
Died with Rena Laterner for helping Jewish insurgents to contact underground members on the "Aryan" side and for sheltering them (see 324).

473. PODGORSKI, Piotr, 39, village watchman from Wierbka, near Pilica, Katowice prov.
Shot by Gestapo in early January 1943 for withholding information from the authorities about Jews sheltered by Maria Rogozinski (see 514-515).

474. POKROPEK, Stefan, living in Warsaw
Hoarded and supplied arms to the Warsaw ghetto, to the Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB). On July 7, 1943 the German police forced its way into his flat, where he sheltered a Jewish insurgent: Tuvie Szejngut and hoarded arms for the ZOB. He committed suicide.

475. POLONSKI, Zenon, 20, living at Kozienice, Kielce prov.
Sentenced to death with other people by the Sondergericht in Radom, for helping Sala Rubinowicz and Elka Szwarcman, who escaped from the ghetto.

476. POMYKALA, Lukasz, 47, from Przewrotne, near Glogow Malopolski, Rzeszow prov.
477. POMYKALA, Wojciech, 26
Killed in a mass execution on Mar. 13, 1943 for feeding and sheltering Jews (see: 49-51).

478. PONIKOWSKI, Jadwiga, living in Warsaw
Murdered by the Gestapo at the end of 1942 in her boarding house, on Widok Street 11, together with her sister Regina Prokulski, for sheltering a Jewish teacher and a Jewish girl who were also killed (see: 483).

479. POPIS, Henryk, manual worker, from Celestynow, near Otwock, Warsaw prov.
Shot together with his friend, Jan Witek, in July or August, 1942, on the charge of sheltering Jews (see: 675).

480. POSLUSZNY, Jozef, living at Nowa Wies, near Rzeszow
Shot by gendarmes in July 1944, together with the four (4) Jews he sheltered.

481. PREJZNER, Jozef, 50, living at Wola Komborska, Krosno prov.
482. PREJZNER, Katarzyna, 45
Shot by the SS in October 1943, with two (2) other Polish women and the two (2) Jews whom they sheltered (see: 169).

483. PROKULSKA, Regina, living in Warsaw
Murdered by the Gestapo for sheltering in the boarding house of Jadwiga Ponikowska, a Jewish teacher and a Jewish girl, killed with them. (see: 478).

484. PROCHNICKA, Ada, living in Cracow
As a liaison officer of the Cracow branch of the Council for Aid to Jews (Rada Pomocy Zydom or "Zegota") she went several times to Lvov, to bring back Jewish women who were endangered there. She brought back Roza Kfare, Helena Szumanski, Dr. Zina Paduch, Helena Ehrlich and others. Early in 1944 she was arrested on the train near Tarnow and murdered.

485. PRUCHNIEWICZ, Jozef, living at Biecz, near Jaslo, Krosno prov.
Shot by Gestapo in 1944 for sheltering the Plum family during 1942-1944.

486. PRZEKORA, Kazimierz, from Cielechowizna, near Minsk Mazowiecki, Siedlce prov.
Shot on July 2, 1943 in that village by the military police from Minsk, with the three (3) Jews he sheltered.

487. PRZESLAK, Helena, 58, primary school teacher at Jaworzno, Katowice prov.

488. PRZESLAK, Jan, head of the school at Jaworzno, her husband
Arrested and imprisoned in Katowice, for sheltering several Jews in the school cellars. Transferred to Auschwitz on Aug. 26, 1942 and murdered there.

489. PRZYBYSZ, Jan, owner of a villa in Warsaw, Boernerowo district
490. PRZYBYSZ (Christian name unknown) his wife
491. PRZYBYSZ, Jan's sister
Arrested at the turn of 1943 by the Gestapo and the military police for sheltering Jewish people. All shot in the meadows of Boernerowo.

492. PRZYWODA (Christian name unknown) 45, bricklayer, living at Kamionka Strumilowa, near Lvov (city incorporated into the Soviet Ukraine)
Murdered by the gendarmes from Tarnopol in winter of 1943/1944, together with a Jewish girl sheltered by him.

493. PSIODA, Jan, 70, living at Jaworze Dolne, near Pilzno, Tarnow prov.
494. PSIODA, Wiktoria, 70, his wife
Shot on Feb. 4, 1943, by the Gestapo and the Wehrmacht (German soldiers) in a group of four (4) farmers and six (6) Jewish fugitives (see: 208).

495. PUC, Aniela 37, farmer, from Zagoze, near Przeworsk, Przemysl prov.
Shot in September 1943, together with Aron Goldman, sheltered by her.

496. PULA, Franciszek, living at Dabrowa Tarnowska, Cracow prov.
Shot by gendarmes in March 1944, when they found a Jew hiding in his yard.

497. * PYRCAK, Michal, living at Sanok, Krosno prov.
Arrested for his part in helping Jews, sent to the camp at Mauthausen, from where he never returned. Posthumously awarded the medal of "Righteous Among the Nations".