Investigators at the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) stumbled across documents showing that the man, whose full name was James Albert Bond, arrived in Warsaw on February 18, 1964, using the cover of secretary-archivist of the British Embassy's military attache.
With its boot at the front and engine at the back, the car officially known as the Fiat 126p quickly became a favourite for those struggling under communist rationing. Years later it would become an iconic collectors’ piece, sought after by, among others, Hollywood actor Tom Hanks.
British journalist and writer Jack Fairweather, who visited Warsaw to promote his book "The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz," noted that the first reports about the horrors in Auschwitz were prepared by Witold Pilecki.
Dropped into enemy-occupied Europe and with a price on her head, Skarbek once persuaded the Gestapo to release a resistance leader and two fellow agents.
Thought to be 1,000 years old, the axe will add to the understanding of the history of the Bieszczady region.
We take a look at the Freedom and Independence movement formed to combat Soviet terror in Poland following World War 2.
WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: This incomprehensible human tragedy was planned and executed by the Germans at a concentration camp set up on the edge of the Łódź Ghetto for the specific purpose of abusing, humiliating and tormenting Polish children.
Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher paid tribute on Thursday to Polish soldiers fighting against the Red Army on September 17, 1939, as Poland marked 81 years since the Soviet invasion.