Pawłokoma

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Location
49°48'42"N
022°17'17"E
Country
 Poland
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Description

Pawłokoma [pavwɔˈkɔma] (Ukrainian: Павлокома, Pavlokoma) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Dynów, within Rzeszów County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-east of Dynów and 32 km (20 mi) south-east of the regional capital Rzeszów. It is also 35 km west of Przemyśl. The village has a population of 518.

History

In 1939 the village had a population of 1189 Ukrainians. In the late stages of the Volyn tragedy, in March 1945, 365 Ukrainian and a few Polish inhabitants of Pawłokoma were murdered by the former Armia Krajowa unit, commanded by Józef Biss "Wacław". A monument to commemorate the Ukrainian victims of the Pawłokoma massacre of March 1945 was made in 2005. The village was burned in October 1945 by the Armia Krajowa partisan unit.
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