Cisie, Mińsk County

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Cisie
Village
Historic oak at Cisie
Historic oak at Cisie
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyMińsk
GminaHalinów

Cisie pronounced [ˈt͡ɕiɕe] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Halinów, within Mińsk County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.[1]

World War II[edit]

Cisie is best known for its citizens' actions during the Holocaust in occupied Poland. The villagers helped hide a number of Polish Jews from Cegłów, as well as some who had escaped from trains en route to the Treblinka extermination camp. On June 28, 1943, raids were carried out on the village by the German military police from Mińsk Mazowiecki, during which 25 Poles were snatched from their homes, together with numerous Jews they sheltered. Jews and the Poles who had sheltered them were massacred, and the village burnt to the ground.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Ryszard Walczak (1997). Those Who Helped: Polish Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust. Warsaw: GKBZpNP–IPN. p. 51. ISBN 9788376290430. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  3. ^ Szymon Datner (1968). Las sprawiedliwych. Karta z dziejów ratownictwa Żydów w okupowanej Polsce. Warsaw: Książka i Wiedza. p. 99.


Coordinates: 52°13′07″N 21°39′29″E / 52.21861°N 21.65806°E / 52.21861; 21.65806