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Lista Krzystka Updated: 2017-09-23
Official Number

polski: sierż.pil./317 DM/
brytyjski: W/O

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Paramaribo, Cemetery Nieuwe Oranjetuin
Wsp. 5.831234, -55.160591

Photo of grave


The post war period

"Polskie Siły Powietrzne..." T.J. i Anna Krzystek    
Info. i zdj.: Nico Eigenhuis i Sonny Tai Tin Woei via P. Hodyra    
Vincent Fayks Airport (IATA: OEM, ICAO: SMPA), in Pepejoe near Paloemeu, Suriname. The airport was constructed as part of Operation Grasshopper. It was named after the Polish pilot Vincent Fajks who crashed with co-pilot Ronald Kappel with their Aero Commander AC 520 (PZ-TAG) airplane at the site in October 1959, while trying to deliver building materials for the airport.[3] They both received a state funeral in Paramaribo on October 10, 1959. Paloemeu is a popular jungle resort on the Tapanahony River.
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  • 2017-09-23 Sonny R. Tai Tin Woei
    It was a pleasure to gather information for your site, I do live in Suriname. The picture is just a shot of the cemetery. - Here some history of the cemetery ------ De ORANJETUIN .... Once upon a time, the Orange Garden was the place where many wanted to be rested after death. Hearty city yet surrounded by beautiful greenery. But the charm that it used to have has disappeared for a long time. Those who died will greet you. They greet you from digging in the Oranjetuin, located on one of our important historic streets .... de Gravenstraat. The word says it. Today, Henck called Arron Street, but for this story we stick to the original name, as everyone in Suriname does. The ancient cemetery De Oranjetuin, which owes its name to the orange trees that grew there before. The cemetery was officially taken into use in the year 1756, and finally closed in 1961.
  • 2019-10-06 Grudniak Wiesław
    Dziękujemy Sonny R. Tai Tin Woei za piękną historię o cmentarzu De ORANJETUIN. Pozdrawiamy.