Roman Solecki: Poland did not exist during WWII
June 7, 2012
I read with interest Mr.Hillje’s letter. Unfortunately Mr. Hillje is either unfamiliar with WWII history or, maybe, is prejudiced against Poland. He writes namely:
“Reflecting back on Auschwitz and Birkenou concentration camps of Poland…”
1. Poland did not exist during WWII. Half of it (more or less) was occupied by Nazi Germany the other half by Soviet Union.
2. Hence there were no “concentration camps of Poland.” Instead there were Nazi concentration camps located on formerly Polish soil or there were Soviet concentration camps located in the former Soviet Union and populated in part by former Polish citizens forcibly deported there.