Pyritz / Pyrzyce

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Children gathered in the main square in Pyrzyce (Pyritz) at the end of the 19th century.

Three pre-war images from our picture archive of Pyrzyce (former: Pyritz) in the province of Zachodniopomorskie in western Poland.

Market Square and Stettiner strasse in Pyrzyce (Pyritz), c.1918.

An old photograph of Market Square and Stettiner strasse in Pyrzyce (Pyritz), c.1918.

Three things you might not know about Pyrzyce:
- Around 90% of Pyrzyce (Pyritz) was destroyed in the fighting between the German and Red Army in February 1945.
- The church of the Blessed Virgin Mary was badly damaged in 1945 and rebuilt in 1958.
- The current population of Pyrzyce is around 12,500.

Stettiner (Szczecin) strasee in the centre of Pyrzyce (Pyritz) just before the start of the Second World War.

Stettiner (Szczecin) strasee in the centre of Pyrzyce (Pyritz) just before the start of the Second World War.

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