Der Räumungsbefehl für das Dorf Klein Silkow kam am 5. März 1945.
March 08th, 1945
From the Soviet Information Bureau:
On March 8, the advancing 2nd Belarussian Front forces captured the towns of Bytow (Butow) and Koscierzyna (Berendt), major centers of rail and road ways and major German strongpoints en route to Danzig, and took upwards of another 300 settlements, among which are the towns of Adlich Liebenau, Peplin, Rajkau, Swaroschin, Schadrau, Meisterwalde, Stangenwalde, Eggertshutte, Grabuwko, Kaliska, Kornen, Nakel, Borntuchen, Alt Kolziglow, Klein and Gross Gansen, Klein Silkow, Quackenburg and Franzen. On March 7, the Front's forces captured 2,000-plus German soldiers and officers. On the Stettin approach, northwest and west of the town of Stargard, the Red Army fought to drive the enemy from the east bank of the Oder River and took over 60 settlements, including Lubzin, Christinenberg, Augustwalde, Barenbruch, Kublank, Reckow, Kolow, Sinzlow and Breinerheide.