It is great to see another fellow-Canadian aboard and also that
Kresy-Siberia members continue to refer new members to the group so that
together we can increase our knowledge of our family's experiences.
Perhaps you can share some of your father's history with the group?
> From: Henry Sokolowski <hsokol@...>
> Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2002 11:19:16 -0500
> To: Stefan Wisniowski <swisniowski@...>
> Subject: Re: FW: APPROVE -- henrysokolowski <hsokol@...> wants tojoin
> Good Day,
> My name is Henry Sokolowski from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
> My mother came from Dzisna, near Wilno. One of her brothers was sent off to
> Siberia by the Soviets. The rest of them somehow avoided deportation until the
> German retreat in 1944 when they were all rounded up and sent to Germany to
> work in an aircraft parts manufacturing plant.
> My father's family, originally from the Krosno area, moved to Felsztyn (near
> Lwow) after WW1. My father died years ago but he left behind a basic summary
> of his "travels" beginning with his Officer training at Wlodzimierz through to
> his family's deportation to Siberia and his subsequent enlistment in the
> Polish 2nd Corps.
> I had been surfing the web for genealogy and Polish history sites when I came
> across Chris Gladun's site. He mentioned Kresy-Siberia and here I am.
> Thank you
> Henry Sokolowski
> Stefan Wisniowski wrote:
>> Hello Henry
>> Thanks for expressing an interest in joining the Kresy-Siberia Group. Could
>> you please send me a brief note introducing yourself and your background or
>> interest in the Kresy-Siberia topic, so that I can join you up and introduce
>> you to the group?
>> Also, I would be interested in how you found out about the group...
>> I look forward to hearing from you soon!
>> Stefan Wisniowski
>> Moderator, Kresy-Siberia