British writer Dermot Turing spoke on Tuesday about the role of Polish mathematicians in decoding Nazi Germany's World War II Enigma code at the Józef Piłsudski Institute in New York. Breaking Enigma enabled the Allies to monitor German military plans.
To mark the 80th anniversary of Soviet deportations of Poles from occupied territories, newly released testimonies make harrowing reading.
On a winter’s night in February 1941 three soldiers became the first Cichociemni to parachute into occupied Poland.
The teenaged Morawiecki took part in large pro-democracy demonstrations in his home town of Wrocław.
Risking everything Irena Sendler saved thousands of Jewish children from the murderous clutches of the Holocaust in occupied Warsaw.
Patrick goes behind the scenes at the Warsaw Uprising Museum to find out more about the work of a small team of experts to recover secret Uprising stories.Share and watch other Heart of Poland history episodes on The First News
The paintings belong to the old German aristocratic family that once owned the mighty castle in south-west Poland.
The marriage was to commemorate the country re-establishing itself as a maritime power on the Baltic Sea.
Bloodstains splattered across the stairwell of an old Warsaw apartment block could belong to insurgents fighting against Hitler’s forces during the Warsaw Uprising.
On Monday in the coastal town of Puck, President Andrzej Duda unveiled a plaque commemorating the 100th anniversary of Poland's 'Wedding to the Sea,' the country's regaining under the Versailles Treaty of access to the Baltic Sea, which it had lost in 1793.