Given name: Zygmunt Family name: Frydrych

  • YES
  • Male
  • Zygmunt
  • Frydrych
  • Załmen Frydrych
  • 1911
  • ca. 15 May 1943
  • Warszawa
  • Płudy
  • Jewish
  • came from a Hassidic family, finished a CISzO (Central Jewish School Organization) school, a Bund activist. A participant of the September Campaign, detained in the POW's camp in Konigsberg. He was active in the underground of the Warsaw Ghetto. During the First Deportation Action he was sent by his organisation to Treblinka to find out what the lot of the deportees was. On the basis of his accounts, the underground newspapers presented shocking facts about Treblinka. During the uprising he was a messenger between combat groups and the ZOB (Jewish Fighting Organization) staff, he used to keep contact also with the "Aryan side". On 30 April 1943 he and K. Ratjzer were sent by the ZOB commanders to the "Aryan side". There, they organized evacuation of fighters from the ghetto. On 10 May, together with the insurgents, who had left through the sewers, Frydrych managed to reach Lomianki. A few days later he and a group of fighters were murdered by Germans in the village of Pludy. His wife Cila died in Majdanek, while his daughter survived the war in a convent near Krakow

  • activists, underground movement
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