After the German Socialists invaded Poland, all higher education was banned and schools were closed, but Father Piotr Kazimierz Kurczyński continued teaching, in a secret underground school. Arrested by Gestapo, he was tortured and sentenced to death in a Sondergericht, a special political court. Shipped to Auschwitz, he was soon tortured and executed, on March 31, 1942.
VIVA CRISTO REY! Niech żyje Chrystus Król!