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Last camp in Poland

Thursday 20th June, 2024 It was quite a night in Skawina, as the wake-up call came in the middle of the night as an air raid. It lasted some time, and then the sirens of emergency vehicles rang around us. Then all went quiet, and certainly nothing followed in our hotel from that night’s alarm. It occurred to me how shocking and traumatic it must be to be woken up day, week, and month after the other by such alarms. In the morning, we checked the news to see if there was any explanation for the happening, but all we

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