The Europa Nostra Award was given for highlighting the importance of continuing to educate people in Europe and beyond about one of the darkest episodes in 20th Century history.
Among the remains researchers from the POMOST Historical and Archaeological Research Laboratory discovered weapons, tools, soldiers’ dog tags and medals identifying them as a paratrooper unit attached to Hitler’s Luftwaffe.
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.
In a series of short videos – one for every day of the 63 days of the Warsaw Uprising - British Vlogger Patrick Ney looks at different aspects of the Uprising. Here, in Episode 1, he is seen at the building of the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) in Warsaw, which played a key role in preventing the Germans from accessing the Old Town.
Today marks the 18th anniversary of the death of Jan Karski, the man who told the Allies about WWII atrocities in German Nazi-occupied Poland.