Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Friday that this year's observances of the outbreak of WWll will be organised by the Polish Army on September 1 at Westerplatte, northern Poland.
Polish issues were missing at German ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II, PAP was told by Hanna Radziejowska, head of the Pilecki Institute in Berlin, a Polish government history facility.
The President's Office never presented the agenda of the ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Polish presidential plane crash, Blazej Spychalski, spokesperson for President Andrzej Duda, told PAP on Friday, commenting on a Reuters report.
President Andrzej Duda, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and other high officials attended Sunday's National Cursed Soldiers Remembrance Day observations in Warsaw's Piłsudskiego Square.
The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), Ronald Lauder, is to deliver a speech at ceremonies marking the 75th liberation anniversary of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, to be held at the camp's former site in southern Poland.
Ceremonies marking the 101st anniversary of the Wielkopolskie Uprising, in which Poles regained territory from the Germans after World War I, were held in Poznan, capital of the western Wielkopolskie province, on Saturday.
The American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician Jesse Jackson will be the guest of honor at ceremonies marking Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, which will take place on August 2 at the former Nazi German Auschwitz II-Birkenau death camp.
You are from the best-drilled and organised formations in the world," Polish President Andrzej Duda told soldiers of the country's Representative Honour Guard of the Armed Forces during a standard-giving ceremony on Sunday.
Tuesday marked the 78th anniversary of the 1940 Katyn Forest Massacre of around 22,000 Polish army officers, policemen and members of the intelligentsia by the Soviet security agency NKVD. Most of the executions took place in the Katyn Forest in west Russia.
Opening an exhibition on the Roma people in Lodz (central Poland) on International Roma Day on Sunday, Polish Prime Ministerial aide Marek Suski read out a letter from PM Mateusz Morawiecki.