The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
We go on the trail of a number of important Uprising documents found in a Warsaw rubbish skip…
Dr Tadeusz Krawczak from the Central Archives of Modern Records, where the documents and books are being kept, said that the materials are of huge historical value.
Paintings and priceless documents, including items from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German concentration camp, are being kept in Russian storage facilities, Monday's Rzeczpospolita daily reported.
Poland fully supports Russian leader Vladimir Putin's idea to create a special archive of World War Two-related documents, Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski told PAP on Wednesday.
The documents which date from January to October 1945 and include hand-drawn maps, intelligence briefings and instructions on how to deal with the advancing Red Army have been called historically important.
Poland has asked Germany to return tens of thousands of documents relating to war crimes committed by the Nazis and the rescue of Jews by Poles.