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Skoki is a town in Poland, Greater Poland Voivodeship, with 3,779 inhabitants (December 2004). It is located about 40 km north of PoznaƄ Capital city PoznaÅ„ Area 29,826 km² Population (2005)  - Density 3,372,417 113. ... PoznaÅ„ ( ; full official name: The Capital City of PoznaÅ„, Latin: , German: , Yiddish: פּױזן Poyzn) is a city in west-central Poland with over 578,900 inhabitants (2002). ...


Established in 1367, it has always been a town with handicraft, in particular cloth weaving up to the 19th. century[1].

During World War II it was incorporated into the Nazi Reichsgau Wartheland. At this time an Oflag was established - Oflag XXI-A, later renumbered Oflag XXI-C. Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military dead: 8,000,000 Civilian dead: 4,000,000 Total dead 12,000,000 World War II (abbreviated WWII), or the Second World War, was a worldwide conflict... National Socialism redirects here. ... Reichsgau Wartheland (initially Reichsgau Posen) was the name given by Nazis to the largest subdivision of the territory of Greater Poland which was directly incorporated into the German Reich after defeating the Polish army in 1939. ... An Oflag (from German: ) was a prisoner of war camp for officers only, established by the German Army in both World War I and World War II in accordance with the requirements of the Third Geneva Convention, Chapter VII Article 44. ...


  1. ^ About Skoki Wielkopolskie



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