Polish Ostarbeiter Helena Kucowna
Helena Kucowna was a Polish girl who was 19 years old at the time she was conscripted.
Her file includes the following documents:
A file sheet entitled, "Zivilarbeiter (in) polnischen Volkstums."
It contains Helena's photo, tied with
Burgermeister eagle/swastika stamps (local mayor acting as the police
authority) in Linnich, and personal information for the 19 year old
A Police Abmeldung.
A file page showing that she reported to
the police as an
"einwanderer" in 1942. It is signed by her employer.
A residency report in Polish
The document is two pages and contains
personal information and her "mark" (three X's), as she couldn't write.
It is certified by the Stadtsekretaer.
A closeup of her "mark."
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(Translation courtesy of Bill Bradley)