Czeslawa Kwoka was born on 15th August 1928. Her parents were farmers in small village Wólka Złojecka near Zamošč in south-eastern part of Poland. Her father Pawel died before 2nd World war.
In 1942 Nazis decided to germanise this part of Poland. In november 1942 Czeslawa and her mother Katarzyna were moved in transit camp in Zamošč. On 13th December Czeslawa and her mother were deported to Auschwitz.
When she arrived to Auschwitz, she didn’t understand what was being said to her. And woman, prisoner overseer, beat her about the face. There is still visible cut on her lips on these photos. Then she dried her tears and blood from her lips and then these photos were taken.
Czeslawa died in the morning on 12th March 1943. Circumstances of her death were not recorded, She was 14 years old.