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2011 | 5 | 177-199
Article title

Akcje władz bezpieczeństwa przeciwko środowisku luterańskiemu na Mazurach i Warmii w latach 1947-1956

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Title variants
THE SECURITY APPARATUS ACTIONS AGAINST LUTHERAN COMMUNITIES IN WARMIA AND MAZURY 1947-1956
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
The communist regime after 1947 tried to divide the Lutheran community in Warmia and Mazury. This was to be achieved by arousing suspicion that the members of that Church were spies on behalf of various Western countries, especially the Scandinavian ones, as the Lutheran Church in Poland maintained vivid contacts with them. At the same time the Lutheran community was seen as pro-German and the clergy were accused of collaboration with the Germans in the times of World War II. They were blamed for the failure of the forced polonisation of the German population, which decided to stay in Poland after the war. In effect two Lutheran priests and several laymen were arrested. The authorities failed to prove the accusations of espionage and the priests and laymen were not sentenced, but they were not fully acquitted before 1957.
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Year
Volume
5
Pages
177-199
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Grzegorz Jasinski, Uniwersytet Warminsko-Mazurski, Wydzial Humanistyczny, ul. Kurta Obitza 1, 10-725 Olsztyn, Poland
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Publication order reference
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CEJSH db identifier
11PLAAAA101722
YADDA identifier
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