What does Brzesko mean?
Brzesko ([ˈbʐɛskɔ] ( listen); Yiddish: בריגעל, Brigel) is a town in southern Poland, in Lesser Poland Voivodeship.
What is the capital of Brzesko County?
Since Polish administrative reorganization (in 1999), Brzesko has been the administrative capital of Brzesko County in Lesser Poland Voivodeship. Before reorganization it was part of Tarnów Voivodeship (1975–1998). , its population was 16,828. Historically, the town was subject of various ownerships since its 1385 founding.
What happened in Brzesko during WW2?
During the German invasion of Poland, which started World War II, the Wehrmacht arrived in Brzesko on 5 September 1939. Soon afterwards, the Einsatzgruppe I entered the town to commit various atrocities against the populace.
What is Okocim Brzesko?
Brzesko is home to Okocimski Klub Sportowy BrzeskoOkocim Brzesko Sports Club ), which from its beginnings in 1933 has been associated with the Okocim Brewery