Kazimierz Sakowicz

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Kazimierz Sakowicz (?-1944) was a Polish journalist. Witness to the prolonged Ponary massacre, he chronicled much of it in his diary, which became one of the most known testaments to that atrocity of the Second World War, where about 100 000 of Jews, Poles and Russians were murdered by Germans and Lithuanian collaborators. An editor of Przegląd Gospodarczy journal in Wilno, Sakowicz moved to Ponary district during the German occupation and chronicled events from July 11, 1941, to October 25, 1943. Officer of the pre-war Polish army, and member of the Polish resistance, he died during the 1944 nationwide uprising against the Nazis, Operation Tempest.[1]

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  1. ^ Tadeusz Piotrowski, Poland's Holocaust, McFarland & Company, 1997, ISBN 0-7864-0371-3, p.171

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