Archaeologists working at the Tunel Wielki cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland in southeast Poland, say the girl with a chaffinch head in her mouth had come over with an army of invaders during the 1655 Swedish Deluge, a mid-17th century invasion and occupation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Polish-British organization the 307 Squadron Project will be holding a two-day event entitled ‘The Polish D-Day Story’ on June 19th at the D-Day museum in Portsmouth, UK.
Published by the Auschwitz Museum, the presentation of text, photographs, charts, maps and graphics tells readers about how the Germans set out to murder the town’s Jews, expel the remaining Poles and turn the town into a city built specially for the SS – ‘Musterstadt Auschwitz.
Unveiled on Tuesday in the Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in the Kraków’s Cloth Hall, Maksymilian Gierymski's 1872 landscape Winter in a Small Town is considered one of the most important pieces of Polish art.
Declassified documents from Britain’s security service MI5 reveal the full extent to which the man dubbed the ‘silent hero of WWII’ helped bring about the success of the Allies’ Operation D-Day.
Five Johannes Hevelius works, including Selenographia and Machina coelestis, have been included on the National List of the UNESCO 'Memory of the World' Programme.
Situated in the town of Szczytno, northeast Poland, the 14th century castle made famous by Henryk Sienkiewicz’s 1900 novel The Teutonic Knights took three years to renovate.
Entitled ‘Fajna Ferajna w Indiach’ (Brave Bunch in India) and based on a true story, the film which premieres at Kraków Film Festival today follows the fate of 1,000 children deported to Siberia in 1940 and their eventual rescue after a surprising intervention from India.
US Congressman Steve Cohen has apologised for recent statements suggesting Polish complicity in the Holocaust, which evoked hefty protests from the Polish ambassador in the US, the Polish-American Kosciuszko Foundation and the Warsaw-based Institute for National Remembrance (IPN).
GALLERY: Known as the Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie, the fair has grown into the biggest trade fair in Poland and one of the largest in the world with over 13,000 exhibitors coming from 70 countries.