Source Information

Ancestry.com. Poland, Jewish Prisoners of War Registration Cards, 1939-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About Poland, Jewish Prisoners of War Registration Cards, 1939-1945

This database lists more than 2,900 Jewish prisoners of war. All had been serving as Polish soldiers, though some were born elsewhere (Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Belarus). The details for this database were extracted from registration cards, and entries include the following information:

  • name
  • year of birth
  • place of birth
  • father's name

Note that spelling for names and place names in this index can vary widely.

You can learn more about this database at the JewishGen website.