Can you tell me more about the school - where it was in Palestine, what was taught there, what it was like to be a school child in such a strange land, what you did in leisure time etc.?
On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Antoni Kazimierski <ASKAZIMIERSKI@...> wrote:
when we were asked to write those descriptions in
Junacka/Kadecka szkola in 1942 in Palestine (my record is there also) it was
within the normal class work.It was in reality before formation of
The department which requested our teachers to have
this prepared was Ministerstwo Informacji, as I understand.
At Hoover all this is titled ---- 'Prace
Egipskie or prace Palestynskie'.
This work was collected by our Polish language
teacher and handed to Szkola Junacka headquarters as a batch for
each class. There was no coercion or any pressure attached to our writing; we
were asked to do it as we felt and put down our thoughts as best we could. The
work was not marked by our teachers, as I recall. Sadly many did not write
anything at all.
It is interesting to me how those records at Hoover
survived having travelled from Palestine to Sikorski in London and to
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