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WW2 Polish Warsaw Uprising set of letters Doctor Stanisałw Bober and store of the Pharmacy L. Krusiewiczowa


Paper, 1944.

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The presented set includes two letters, a card with a list of medications written out from the pharmacy warehouse and an envelope.

The envelope on the obverse is addressed to the Pharmacy Storehouse of L. Krusiewiczowa in Okęcie, the sender of the letters was Doctor Stanisław Bober “Ferr”, A doctor who took an active part in the Warsaw Uprising and created field hospitals during the fight for the city in the Warsaw Uprising.

Two letters dated August 12 and 13, 1944, between the Pharmacy Warehouse and the above-mentioned physician on medication collection and information on this activity, as well as a request for a bill for the used medications. Large A4 format page with a detailed list of medications taken from the Krusiewicz Pharmacy, dated August 9, 1944.

Stanisław Bober “Ferr”, born in 1911 in Warsaw. In 1929 he was admitted to the Medical Officer Cadet School in Warsaw, and in 1935 he obtained a medical diploma at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Warsaw. After two years of work as a lieutenant, he received the position of a doctor in the 1st Air Force Regiment in Warsaw. During the war, he was a doctor at the military hospital in Okęcie, then a doctor in occupied Warsaw, active in the underground within the Polish People’s Army (PAL). He takes part in the Warsaw Uprising. After the war, in 1945, Stanisław Bober joined the Polish People’s Army, where he took the position of the Head of the Laboratory of Aviation Physiology and Hygiene, then he was promoted to the Head of the Hygiene Department at the Central Laboratory of Aviation Medicine with a hospital.

Stanisław Bober “Ferr“ Polish People’s Army (PAL), during the Warsaw Uprising, he served in the “Bakcyl” unit, (Sanitarium of the Warsaw District of the Home Army), the Polish Red Cross Hospital. Its tasks included the organization of medical assistance for the sick and wounded, both insurgents and civilians. He founded several insurgent field hospitals in Warsaw’s Okęcie. Stanisław Bober ran one of the hospitals of the Polish Red Cross until the end of the war in 1945.