Arrested by German Socialists, Father Piotr Zakryś and 29 fellow priests were taken to the Szpęgawski Forest where they were ordered into a death pit, four at a time. The first had to lie down with their hands on their foreheads or on the ground. The next were forced to lie down on the bloodied bodies of their confreres. Each shot in the back of the neck at the base of the head, October 16, 1939.
VIVA CRISTO REY! Niech żyje Chrystus Król!