The battle’s importance for Poland and the rest of Europe cannot be overstated. According to British diplomat Lord Edgar Vincent d’Abernon it is 18th in the list of the most important battles in the history of the world, ahead of the Battle of Stalingrad and the Battle of Midway.
Covering an area of 360 square metres on the side of a ten-floor apartment building, the mural features historical figures associated with the battle, including statesman Józef Piłsudski.
Poland's and Lithuania's top officials on Wednesday marked the anniversary of the 1410 Battle of Grunwald, in which Polish-Lithuanian forces defeated the German–Prussian Teutonic Knights.
May 18 marks the 76th anniversary of the 1944 Battle of Monte Cassino in which Polish forces, under the command of General Władyslaw Anders, played a key role.
The memorial plaque, the flag design of which is a reference to the Polish flag that Polish soldiers raised on the Victory Column in Berlin’s Tiergarten on 2 May 1945, will be mounted on the city’s Polytechnic where the First Tadeusz Kościuszko Infantry Division finally broke the fierce resistance of the Germans defending the building.
After hearing rumours about a mass grave where 62 soldiers killed during the 1915 Battle of Opatów fell, members of the Świętokrzyska Exploration Group along with WWI military expert Marek Lis have embarked upon an historical detective hunt to give the soldiers the resting place they deserve.
The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino was commemorated in Warsaw on Sunday. The remembrance took place at the Monument to the Battle of Monte Cassino, located by the gates of the city's Krasińskich Gardens.
Historians claim that DNA testing shows that the Polish nobleman who rose to fame during the American Revolution was intersex as his remains have genetic and biological female characteristics.
An exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino opened on Monday in the open-air gallery of the Warsaw's Royal Łazienki Museum.
The Wisłujście Fortress located by the Martwa Wisła river, an estuary of Vistula, was the stage of battle between Polish and Swedish forces in 1628.