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Gniewczyna Łańcucka

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Gniewczyna Łańcucka
Gniewczyna Łańcucka
Gniewczyna Łańcucka
Coordinates: 50°7′N 22°29′E / 50.117°N 22.483°E / 50.117; 22.483
Country Poland

Gniewczyna Łańcucka (Polish pronunciation: [ɡɲɛfˈt͡ʂɨna waj̃ˈt͡sut͡ska]) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Tryńcza, within Przeworsk County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south-west of Tryńcza, 6 km (4 mi) north of Przeworsk, and 36 km (22 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The village has a population of 2,203.


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In May 1942 Polish citizens of Gniewczyna Łęczycka and Gniewczyna Tryniecka detained and for several days tortured and raped the remaining Jewish population of the village, before handing them over to the Germans for execution.[2][3] However, some local Poles also tried to shield the Jews.[4]


  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "W Gniewczynie 68 lat temu Polacy torturowali, gwałcili, a w końcu wydali Żydów Niemcom" (in Polish). Agora SA. 1 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
  3. ^ "Gniewczyna jak Jedwabne". Polityka (in Polish). Polityka Spółdzielnia Pracy (49). 4 December 2010. ISSN 0032-3500.
  4. ^ Friedberg, Edna. The Truth About Poland's Role in the Holocaust. The Atlantic. 6 February 2018.

Coordinates: 50°07′00″N 22°29′00″E / 50.1167°N 22.4833°E / 50.1167; 22.4833

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