108 Martyrs of World War II

108 Martyrs of World War IIAlso known as

  • Polish Martyrs
  • 108 Polish Martyrs of the Nazis
  • 108 Blessed Polish Martyrs

Memorial

  • 12 June
  • individuals have separate memorials

Profile

A group of Polish Christians murdered for their faith by the Nazis during World War II.

  • Antoni Zawistowski, priest (1882-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Bronislaw Komorowski, priest (1889-22.3.1940 KL Stutthof)
  • Florian Stepniak, friar, priest (1912-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Franciszek Dachtera, priest (1910-23.8.1942 KL Dachau)
  • Franciszek Stryjas, father of a family, (1882-31.7.1944 prison in Kalisz)
  • Henryk Krzysztofik, friar, priest (1908-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Jozef Czempiel, priest (1883-1942 KL Mauthausen)
  • Jozef Stanek, friar, priest (1916-23.9.1944, mudered in Warsaw after tortures by Germans in Warsaw)
  • Jozef Straszewski, priest (1885-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Marcin Oprzadek, friar (1884-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Marian Gorecki, priest (1903-22.3.1940 KL Stutthof)
  • Michal Ozieblowski, priest (1900-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Mieczyslaw Bohatkiewicz, priest (1904-4.3.1942 shot in Berezwecz)
  • Stanislaw Pyrtek, priest (1913-4.3.1942 shot in Berezwecz)
  • Wladyslaw Goral,(1898-1945 KL Sachsenhausen), bishop
  • Wladyslaw Mackowiak, priest (1910-4.3.1942 shot in Berezwecz)
  • Wladyslaw Miegon, priest, commandor leutnant (1892-1942 KL Dachau)
  • Zygmunt Pisarski, priest (1902-1943)

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “108 Martyrs of World War II“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2018. Web. 21 November 2018. <>