Brzozowo, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Location
53°19'00"N
018°25'59"E
Country
 Poland
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Brzozowo [bʐɔˈzɔvɔ] (German: Brosowo) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kijewo Królewskie, within Chełmno County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) north of Kijewo Królewskie, 6 km (4 mi) south of Chełmno, 34 km (21 mi) north of Toruń, and 37 km (23 mi) north-east of Bydgoszcz. It is located in the Chełmno Land in the historic region of Pomerania.

History

During the German occupation (World War II), in 1939, local Polish teachers were murdered by the Germans in a massacre of Poles committed in nearby Klamry as part of the Intelligenzaktion, while the sołtys of Brzozowo (head of local administration) Władysław Kroning was among Poles massacred by the Germans on October 5–6, 1939 in the Barbarka forest within today's city limits of Toruń.
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