Images from Lwów Voivodeship, Polska and Galicia

Komarno 1926 - 1936

Images from Lwów Voivodeship, Polska / Galicia.

The images below include, Komarno and the city of Lwów. Pre – 1936 | Lwów Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo lwowskie) was an administrative unit of interwar Poland (1918–1939)

Images dating between 1900 – 1918 | belong to the Galician / Habsburg Empire period which began in 1772, following the First Partition of Poland, the region was annexed by the Habsburg Monarchy to the Austrian Partition. Known in German as Lemberg, the city became the capital of the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria.

Komarno was where my grandfather Jan Kuta was born in 1924 – Although to be exact, his birth and residence was located in a small village just outside the main town. A little village called Katarynice, Lwów Voivodeship, Poland the images showcasing the church is where he was baptized.

Katarynice ( ukr. Катериничі) – a village in Ukraine located in the Lviv region , in the Gródek region. Today the village is inhabited by approx. 232 people.

In 1772, as a result of the First Partition of Poland, she found herself under Austrian rule.

From 1772 to 1918, the village was part of the autonomous Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria.

In the years 1917 – 1919, she found herself in the territory of the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic.

In the years 1918-1945, the town was administratively part of the Rudecki poviat in the Lviv region, from 1934 in the Komarno commune.

In September 1939, troops of the Red Army entered  The entire area was incorporated into the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.

Since the outbreak of the USSR’s war – the Third Reich (July 1941 ), the village was occupied by German troops and annexed to the General Government. In 1944, troops of the Red Army entered the  Katariny. In 1945 mass deportations of Poles began in the village.

Since 1991, Katariki have been located in Ukraine.

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