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Kyra Schulman created The Counterfeit Poles website and conducted the research on the people and places in the memoir. Kyra graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 with majors in History and French and Francophone Studies. She holds an MPhil in Modern European History from the University of Oxford. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in history at the University of Chicago. 

Bart Stawicki translated The Counterfeit Poles from Polish to English. Bart graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in 2015 with concentrations in Finance and Operations & Information Management. He is currently working at YouTube as the Technology Manager.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Special thank you to the following for their help and hard work in the creation of this project:

David Drew for his technical expertise

Rabbi Fredric Goldman for his translations from the Lomza Yizkor book from Hebrew to English 

Jagna Kofta for her skills as a sociologist, educator, and guide

Jozef Markiewicz for his expert filmography and historical knowledge 

Marcin Mikołajczyk for his commitment to teaching the history of the Jewish citizens of Łomża 

Katarzyna Mikołajczyk for her translations of the website into Polish

Jayne D. Perilstein, Managing Director of Advancement at the USC Shoah Foundation, for her support and guidance

Mila Shvarts for her translations from Russian to English

Susan Goldstein Snyder, Curator, National Institute for Holocaust Documentation, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for her guidance and help with the digitization 

Steven Vitto, Researcher, Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center, National Institute for Holocaust Documentation at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for his encouragement and support with the ITS services