Pawłokoma

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Pawłokoma
Village
Pawłokoma is located in Poland
Pawłokoma
Pawłokoma
Coordinates: 49°48′42″N 22°17′18″E / 49.81167°N 22.28833°E / 49.81167; 22.28833
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
County Rzeszów County
Gmina Gmina Dynów
Population 518

Pawłokoma [pavwɔˈkɔma] (Ukrainian: Павлокома, Pavlokoma) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Dynów, within Rzeszów County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-east of Dynów and 32 km (20 mi) south-east of the regional capital Rzeszów. It is also 35 km west of Przemyśl. The village has a population of 518.

History[edit]

Further information: Pawłokoma massacre

The village has a disheartening history. On 2–3 March 1945, approximately 366 Ukrainian and a few Polish inhabitants of Pawłokoma were murdered by the former Armia Krajowa unit, commanded by Józef Biss "Wacław".

A monument to commemorate the Ukrainian victims of the Pawłokoma massacre of March 1945 was made in 2005. The village was burned in October 1945 by the Armia Krajowa partisan unit. Armia Krajowa partisans were headed by NKVD members.[citation needed]

In 1939 the village had a population of 1189 Ukrainians.

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Coordinates: 49°48′42″N 22°17′18″E / 49.81167°N 22.28833°E / 49.81167; 22.28833