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Swinoujscie

Swinoujscie (Swinemünde) is a town in Poland on the islands Uznam (Usedom) and Wolin (Wollin), Zachodniopomorskie voivodship, with 45,000 inhabitants. Swinoujscie is divided by Swina[?], a waterway connection between Szczecin (Stettin) and the Baltic Sea. The town has been a seaside resort since the beginning of the 19th century. On March 12, 1945, Swinoujscie suffered heavy destructions by US bombing. 23,000 people died, mainly refugees from East Prussia.



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