mkrm001 at icloud.com
Sat Feb 28 03:47:16 PST 2015
Thank you for your response and the link to your book.
I looked at the short video (very well done, BTW!), and it looks like it would be an interesting and intriguing read.
Warm greetings from Pennsylvania, USA!
> On Feb 27, 2015, at 3:57 PM, Rachael Patterson <patterson.rachael at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes to Frank Stewner's reply. Grodno was a part of Russian Poland, also
> known as The Pale of Settlement or Cherta Osedlosti. This can be viewed on
> one of my maps abt 1908, within my book Homeland Lost:
> All the Best! Greetings from Calgary, AB, Canada
> GJ Rachael Patterson
>> ???????, 27 ??????? 2015, 6:09 +01:00 ?? "Frank Stewner" <
>> dr.stewner at t-online.de>:
>>> that "witz" means in German joke and indicates to me that Germans have
>>> altered the proper name.
>>> And my first best guess was "Ciechanow". I looked up the SGGEE Poland
>>> Gazetteer and found:
>>> Ciechanowiec, Wysokie Mazowieckie, Podlaskie, Poland 524254
>>> PL 18-230.
>>> It is the capital of a "gmina" and has 4902 inhabitants tells me
>>> Grodno lays some 160 km NE of it in Belarus. In former times it was part
>>> the "Russian Poland". Grodno is the capital of the Grodno region and has
>>> 356557 inhabitants, says Wikipedia.en.
>>> Greetings from Hamburg
>>> Frank (Stewner)
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