1   History of Kresy

2   Invasion- Germany invades Poland from the west

3   Deportation to Siberia - the USSR invades Kresy from the east. NKVD arrest and deport approx. 1 million Polish citizens

4   Life in Siberia- a struggle to survive against all odds

5    "Amnesty"- the journey south to join the Polish Army

6   Formation of the Polish Army   in southern USSR

7   Evacuation to Persia (Iran)- limited by border closure

8   Training - transformation of refugees into a Polish Army in the Middle East

8a Wojtek - the Bear that went to war 

9   The Polish Armed Forces 

10   Civilian Life   following departure from Siberia to many parts of the world

  • Lebanon

  • Mandatory Palestine

  • Mexico

11   Life after the War 

12   Recollections - survivors and their descendants tell their stories

13   Arts - poetry and artwork related to Kresy and the deportations

14   Family Research Links - links to sources and databases

15   About Us 

  • Purpose and activities of Kresy Family

  • List of Management  Committee

16   Contact  Kresy Family by email

17   Membership & Donations-links to PayPal Account

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