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Encyclopedia > Wlodzimierz Wolynski

Volodymyr-Volynsky (Володимир-Волинський; Polish: Włodzimierz Wołyński, Russian: Vladimir Volynski) is a city in Volyn region, northwestern Ukraine, with a population of 38,000 (2004). This city was a part of Poland in 1340-1795 and 1919-1939.


It is a historical city in the region of Volhynia. Austrian authorities referred to it as Lodomeria. During WWII it was the site of a German concentration camp.


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Saving Jews: Polish Righteous (9216 words)
Wlodzimierz prepared a plan for a bunker in the forest, which the Kohn's sons built in ten days.
Once a week, Wlodzimierz brought in the vicinity of the bunker big sacks of food: bread, fat, flour, grits, eggs, meat and plenty of onions and garlic and alcohol to cook with.
In winter it was very difficult not to leave marks of their walking outside of the bunker, as foresters could not be admitted to the secret.
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