German Socialist Secret Police, the Gestapo, arrested Father Ludwik "Pius Maria" Bartosik on September 19, 1939, shortly after the German death troops invaded Poland on September 1, 1939.
Released, he was rearrested on February 17, 1941. Shipped to Auschwitz, he received Number 12832. Suffering from starvation and exhaustion, he perished on December 13, 1941.
VIVA CRISTO REY! Niech żyje Chrystus Król!