Sirens sounded throughout Warsaw at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, the exact time of the August 1, 1944 outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising against the city's Nazi occupants, to mark the insurrection's 75th anniversary.
On the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Bogusław Górakowski who cheated death more than once, saw with his own eyes the murderous cruelty of the Germans and endured the misery of expulsion from the city and the horror of the transit camps, opens up after decades of silence.
The 6,000 volunteers covered 300 km and 139 peaks to clean up the mess left by the 4 million tourists who visit the mountain range every year.
The device transforms from a slim belt into something that can save a life in a matter of seconds.
A field in central Poland has become home to dozens of old kiosks, and its strange lure has started to pull in the visitors.
Organised by Warsaw's Srodmiescie borough and local entrepreneurs, borough mayor Aleksander Ferens said: "We want to show our gratitude for their huge courage and contribution to building our local identity. We hope that the 'Table for the Insurgent' initiative will help them find a moment of relaxation when walking along their past routes."
In addition to looking good and keeping the local ducks happy, the floating garden provides environmental benefits such as increasing biodiversity in the city, while helping clean the water and air.
Seeking to emulate the achievements of Bolesław Orliński, a pioneering aviator that first completed the route in 1926, the 16 member crew took approximately 200 flight hours to complete their 24,000 kilometre odyssey.
Build in the 70s as part of a ‘socialist dream’, love it or hate it, today Warsaw’s Central train station is one of the most iconic buildings in the city.
With a population of just under 300, mystery surrounds why in the last nine years locals in the village of Miejsce Odrzańskie have only given birth to girls.