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"Jewish Ghetto - Pawiak Prison" Top 5 Page for this destination Pawiak Prison Tip by AcornMan

Pawiak Prison, Warsaw: 8 reviews and 20 photos

  Pawiak Prison
by AcornMan

Pawiak Prison was built by the Russions from 1830-35 and later became a Polish prison after World War I. It was during World War II, however, that the prison gained its infamous reputation when it was used to imprison Jews and other Poles arrested by the Nazis. Outside the prison is a dead tree covered with obituary notices, a silent witness to the atrocities that occurred here.

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  • Written Sep 12, 2004
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