On the occasion of the 41st Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (2-12 July 2017, Kraków), the Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies published its first book – Chronicles of Terror. Warsaw – in both Polish and English language versions.
On the 75th anniversary of the execution which claimed the lives of several dozen residents of Radom, the first 500 accounts of victims and witnesses of the German occupation in the Radom region were published on ChroniclesofTerror.pl.
The “Chronicles of Terror” digital database has recently been supplemented with the testimonies of victims of totalitarian crimes committed in the city of Kielce and its environs. The depositions from Kielce premièred on 20 June and 1 July 2017.
A map of locations mentioned in testimonies, historical background of specific events, photographs of victims and witnesses of totalitarian crimes – these are but a few new functionalities available at ChroniclesofTerror.pl, one of the biggest collections of civilian testimonies from occupied Europe.
Chronicles of Terror, a novel project run by the Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, combines academic research, historical popularization and the broadly defined culture of remembrance. Our goal is to create the largest collection of civilian testimonies from occupied Europe, which is available ONLINE.