Author: Sopum

MYTH: The Polish residents of Jedwabne murdered the 1,600 Jews of the town.

MYTH: The Polish residents of Jedwabne murdered the 1,600 Jews of the town.

Photo with caption that falsely claims the picture depicts Poles outside a burning barn with Jews inside in Jedwabne, Poland. Photo is in fact of British soldiers burning structures at Bergen-Belsen camp upon liberation. Jedwabne is a town in eastern Poland that became known worldwide due to a book titled “Neighbors: The Destruction of the…

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LA Times Reporter Writing About the Holocaust Exhibits Ignorance of Basic Facts.

LA Times Reporter Writing About the Holocaust Exhibits Ignorance of Basic Facts.

Photo of Polish civilians  executed by German forces at Rożki, in German occupied Poland, on October 12, 1942.   Tracy Wilkinson Claims Poland has not accepted responsibility for its role in the Nazi-ordered genocide. My letter educates her on historical truths. Dear Ms. Wilkinson, I am writing in response to your June 24 article in…

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Misinformation Against Poland Continues in the Media While Arguments Remain Flawed. A Review of Mikhal Dekel in the Boston Review.

Misinformation Against Poland Continues in the Media While Arguments Remain Flawed. A Review of Mikhal Dekel in the Boston Review.

Polish civilians killed by the German SS in occupied Warsaw, August 1944.   Mikhal Dekel’s accusations of Polish complicity in the Holocaust and of suppression of the evidence by the Polish governing party are false. Gene Sokolowski, PhD Mikhal Dekel, in her June 1, 2021 article in the Boston Review titled “Poland’s Current Memory Politics…

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Status and significant updates regarding the pernicious anti-Polish misinformation of US Congressman Stephen Cohen.

Status and significant updates regarding the pernicious anti-Polish misinformation of US Congressman Stephen Cohen.

N As of July 25, 2021, The requests of the Polish American community and the Polish diaspora still have not been met. The offices of one Congressman has been picketed several times and will continue. We are recruiting more volunteers to picket at various locations.  Please go to Contact us and leave a message. W…

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A Call to Action in regards to the Pernicious Misinformation of US Congressman Stephen Cohen!

A Call to Action in regards to the Pernicious Misinformation of US Congressman Stephen Cohen!

Introduction:If someone with common decency accidentally stabs and hurts someone with a knife that was not properly held, that person will not just say “I meant to put the knife on the table.  Forgive me for not holding the knife properly”.  The first words would and should include “I’m sorry.”  Then one could expect that…

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A rebuke of US Congressman Stephen Cohen

A rebuke of US Congressman Stephen Cohen

A REBUKE OF CONGRESSMAN STEPHEN COHEN OF TENNESSEE FOR HIS WORDS CONTAINING PERNICIOUS ANTI-POLISH MISINFORMATION THAT AMOUNTS TO HOLOCAUST REVISIONISM, AS WELL AS FOR HIS FEEBLE AND INADEQUATE ATTEMPT TO MAKE AMENDS FOR THOSE WORDS. It is requested that people of goodwill join Polish Americans in rebuking Tennessee Congressman Stephen Cohen.  The following is a…

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A response to misinformation of a Soviet educated opinion writer in The New Yorker.

A response to misinformation of a Soviet educated opinion writer in The New Yorker.

The New Yorker opinion piece filled with numerous inaccuracies and falsehoods: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-historians-under-attack-for-exploring-polands-role-in-the-holocaust?fbclid=IwAR2rl1ffynoi9RHGyF6g67xkobpiqZrSQ-lfEumBFJJ4AJ4DT0Np8bTlYpc Subj: Letter to the Editor The following letter was sent to themail@newyorker.com Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing in response to the article titled “The Historians Under Attack for Exploring Poland’s Role in the Holocaust” written by Masha Gessen, which your paper published on…

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