The Noösphere
Published in

The Noösphere

How Was It Like To Be a Teenager in Nazi-Occupied Territory During WW2

A glimpse into my late grandfather’s youth

Photo by zef art from AdobeStock

My grandfather, Zygmunt, was born in the 1920s in the former territories of the Austrian Empire.

He grew up in a tiny Polish village located just outside of Auschwitz.




Collection of essays on society, culture, politics and history. Written by Katie Jgln.

Recommended from Medium

READ/DOWNLOAD$) Ancient Board Games in Perspective FULL BOOK PDF & FULL AUDIOBOOK

Seven Shocking Historical Facts We Weren’t Taught at School

U.S. State Mottos Mapped

In Cold Blood: Truman Capote’s Chilling Non-fiction Crime Novel

The Myth of American Support for Pinochet

The Guide to Creatures of Fantasy

The Year the South (First)Went Red

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Katie Jgln

Katie Jgln

Sometimes serious, sometimes funny, always stirring the pot. Social sciences nerd based in London. Get in contact:

More from Medium

Delhi Opposes Outlawing Marital Rape

Hulu’s“Pam & Tommy” Illustrates Patriarchy & Misogyny Never Left Hollywood

“Girls Mature Faster Than Boys” is a Dangerous Stereotype

A Pop Cultural History of Hearts