North Korean children and youth in Lower Silesia and Masovia in 1951-1959

Łukasz Sołtysik
Original title: Dzieci i młodzież północnokoreańska na Dolnym Śląsku i Mazowszu w latach 1951-1959
Śląski Kwartalnik Historyczny Sobótka 2010
Translated by: Katarzyna Hussar

There is scarce historical research on North Korean children and youth residing in Poland in the 1950s. In fact, the scale of research is only measured with one article by Jolanta Krysowata published in the quarterly journal Karta. The article is a very valuable and poignant historical report based on the memories of the people who were working for several years with the Korean orphans at the State Educational Centre (Państwowy Ośrodek Wychowawczy, POW) No. 2 in Płakowice near Lwówek Śląski in Lower Silesia…

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