Testimonies of victims of the Soviet occupation of Poland from the holdings of the Hoover Institution

Dr. Tadeusz Krawczak (Archive of Modern Records), Marianna Otmianowska (National Digital Archives), Anna Gutkowska (The Witold Pilecki Center), Dr. Eric Wakin (The Hoover Institution), photo: Patrycja Mic

The Witold Pilecki Center will receive digital copies of about 30,000 testimonies of Polish citizens, victims of the Soviet occupation of Polish lands in 1939-1941, preserved in the archives of the Hoover Institution. The Center will catalogue the collection and transcribe the documents, a significant number of which are in manuscript form. They will be published on the Center’s website (, in the original Polish and in English translation.

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