WARTIME DIARY 1939 – 1941

The War Time Diary/Memoir/Pamietnik of Roman V. Skulski

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“For our destiny is with sorrow, to be here today and there tomorrow”
Copyright Roman V. Skulski


MAY 1939

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1939

MAY

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Marshal J. Pilsudski State Humanistic Lyceum in Stryj
The building was blown up by the retreating Hungarian Army in 1944

NOV

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Identity card of Roman Skulski – student at Lwow (Lviv) Polytechnic


1941

From January to June 1941 the Soviet Government conscripted some 100,000 to 200,000 Polish citizens living in Eastern Poland into the Russian Army.

R. Skulski was conscripted on April 15th and transported to STAVROPOL

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Poles in the Russian Red Army
Nov. 7, 1941 – Stanica Prozorsk – Kuban – Northern Caucasus

Roman standing in the centre of the back row – to his right Zbyszek Gerulski from Rowno and to his left Genek Rodzaj from Kozlow.

 

Entries in one of R. Skulski’s diaries made by Z. Gerulski and G. Rodzaj.

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STRYJ TO STAVROPOL (VOROSHYLOVSK)
GALICIA TO KUBAN