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Mysłów, Silesian Voivodeship

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Mysłów
Village
Mysłów
Mysłów
Coordinates: 50°34′31″N 19°12′16″E / 50.57528°N 19.20444°E / 50.57528; 19.20444
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyMyszków
GminaKoziegłowy
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Mysłów [ˈmɨswuf] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Koziegłowy, within Myszków County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Koziegłowy, 8 km (5 mi) west of Myszków, and 39 km (24 mi) north of the regional capital Katowice.

Mysłów's history dates back to the Middle Ages.

During the invasion of Poland, which started World War II, on September 3, 1939, 22 Polish residents of Mysłów, including 10 children, were burned alive by the Germans (see Nazi crimes against the Polish nation).[2]

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Maria Wardzyńska, Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion, IPN, Warszawa, 2009, p. 98 (in Polish)


Coordinates: 50°34′31″N 19°12′16″E / 50.57528°N 19.20444°E / 50.57528; 19.20444


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