Steve: Given that your father was born in Husiatyn, you may be interested in a memoir that I typed up and translated for my mother s friend who also comes fromMessage 1 of 4 , Aug 26, 2005View SourceSteve:Given that your father was born in Husiatyn, you may be interested in a memoir that I typed up and translated for my mother's friend who also comes from Husiatyn and went through the experience of deportation to Siberia (See the first link below and look for Gac Family History WWII).While surfing the net, I found an association of ex-residents of that area (Zwiazek Ekspatriowanych z Czabarowki, Alliance of Expatriates of Czabarowka). Czabarowka is a village very close to Husiatyn, and this alliance is made up of people from all around that area, including Husiatyn. The president of the Association is Fryderyk Raclawski (Phone: (069) 108-5614. Address: ul. Żurwia 10, Worclaw, Poland). You will have to communicate with him by snail mail (No e-mail address) and in Polish, as I do not think he speaks in English. As a postscript, in the process of my internet search, I managed to put my mother's friend in touch with a school friend that she had not seen in 65 years!I have started to put documents about the deportation in my Brief Case on the Internet at the following link. The story of my mother's (and Zosia Greaves' father's) family who also went through the Siberia experience is there, as well as a number of other documents which you might find interesting (Morawski Family WWII).Barb's Brief Case - http://ca.f2.pg.briefcase.yahoo.com/bc/charubab/lst?.dir=/Deportation+of+Poles+to+U.S.S.R.&.view=lYou may also be interested to see the pictures and WWII documents of the Morawski Family that I uploaded to the AFO Gallery.Morawski Family pictures and documents - http://www.aforgottenodyssey.com/gallery/view_album.php?page=1Feel free to share the above links.Basia Charuba----- Original Message -----From: Steve SzewczukSent: Monday, August 22, 2005 2:52 AMSubject: [Kresy-Siberia] Greetings from South Africa
My name is Stefan Szewczuk and I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa of Polish parents who did the forgotten odyssey. My mother Stefania Bednarczyk was born in Tarnopol but passed away in 1982 and my father Jan Szewczuk was born in Husiatyn and I am pleased to say is still in very good health.