It is important that German authorities have not forgotten the crimes committed by Nazi Germany on Polish territory during WWII, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said, referring to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz.
Five months after its release, British author Jack Fairweather's bookabout Auschwitz hero Witold Pilecki has become a best-seller andnominated for the presitigious Costa Book Award. Our host Patrick Ney catches up with Jack to find out...
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and three former inmates of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz on Friday attended ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation at the former camp's site.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday morning arrived at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz in south Poland as the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation marks its 10th anniversary.
The tasteless decorations showing scenes from the extermination camp where over 1 million people were murdered, and posted alongside festive scenes from other parts of Europe, all cost around 50 PLN.
The extraordinary story of the Auschwitz Volunteer Witold Pilecki - as seen by his nephew, Marek Ostrowski and British author Jack Fairweather.
Observances marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration camp on Jan. 27, 2020 will be attended by reresentatives of royal families, as well as heads of state and government, the Auschwitz State Museum announced on Friday.
Agnieszka Sieradzka of the museum’s art collection department said the works present life in the camp, punishments, deaths during escape attempts, marches of death and recollections and portraits of people the artist remembered.
Władysław Bartoszewski was one of the most extraordinary Poles of the 20th Century. A decorated soldier, resistance fighter against both Nazism and Communism, journalist and former Minister of Foreign Affairs - he worked to heal German-Polish relations when Poland finally regained its freedom.Discover the full story of this remarkable man from one of Poland's best English-language historians, Dr. Alexandra Richie who - by a curious turn of history - happens to be Władysław Bartoszewski's daughter-in-law.
Filmed in 1947, the harrowing The Last Stage by Wanda Jakubowska about the notorious Auschwitz death camp used former inmates and locals from Oświęcim as cast and extras.