Ratibor / Raciborz

Three pre-war pictures of Ratibor, Upper Silesia, since 1945, Raciborz, Poland. Click on images to enlarge.


An old picture postcard of Railway Street, Ratibor, Silesia, c.1910.

At the end of the Second World War and after the decisions made at the Potsdam conference, Ratibor became part of Poland and was renamed Raciborz. The German population was expelled and their place taken by Poles from areas lost to Poland in what is now Ukraine.

Ratibor Schlesien

Nine photographs of different locations around Ratibor when it was part of Germany in the 1920s.

Ratibor Silesia

The railway station in Ratibor (Raciborz), Upper Silesia (Slaskie), c.1937.

Racibórz (Ratibor) is a town in the Silesian Voivodeship of southern Poland. Its current population is just under 60,000.

Related content on Polish Poland: images of Racibórz during the communist period.

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