to decrease morale of the occupying German forces (as part of Action N ). (2001 Zoo and Aquarium History: Ancient Animal Collections to Zoological Gardens, CRC Press, ISBlimaszewski, Bolesław (1984 An Outline History of Polish Culture, Interpress, isbn Knuth, Rebecca (2003 Libricide:The Regime-Sponsored Destruction of Books and Libraries in the Twentieth Century, Greenwood Publishing Group, ISBorboński, Stefan (1975 Polskie. The worst conditions were found in the Reichsgau Wartheland, which the Nazis treated as a laboratory for their anti-religious policies. Retrieved on b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Czocher, Anna (2005 "Jawne polskie życie kulturalne w okupowanym Krakowie w świetle wspomnień "Open Polish Cultural Life in Occupied Kraków, 19391945, in the Light. Sterling, Roth 2005,. . 11 One of the Department's earliest decrees prohibited the organization of all but the most "primitive" of cultural activities without the Department's prior approval. Eugeniusz Lokajski took some 1,000 photographs before he died; 120 Sylwester Braun some 3,000, of which 1,500 survive; 121 Jerzy Tomaszewski some 1,000, of which 600 survived. In November 1940, the Poles of Lwów observed the 85th anniversary of Adam Mickiewicz 's death. 10 A similar situation faced theaters, which were forbidden by the Germans to produce "serious" spectacles. 109 Theater was also active in the Jewish ghettos and in the camps for Polish war prisoners. 96 Some schools semi-openly taught unauthorized subjects in defiance of the German authorities.