Operation Arsenal, which took place 77 years ago today, was to go down in history as one of the most daring prison breaks of the Second Word War. And yet few have ever heard of it. TFN's Joanna Jasińska looks back at the events surrounding one of WWII's lesser-known bitter-sweet triumphs.
The Krysia bunker, named after the Polish word for hideout ‘kryjówka’, was the largest hiding place for Jews outside the Warsaw Ghetto, the longest lasting and the largest rescue operation of its kind in occupied Warsaw. On the National Day of Poles Saving Jews, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the place now marked by only a small remembrance plaque.
The game ‘Dignity, Freedom and Independence’ [Godność, wolność and niepodległość] takes players on ability-adjusted missions to explore Poland's rich history and test players' knowledge.
An extraordinary tale of doomed love between a WWII Polish prisoner and a pretty, young German girl has emerged out of a small village in southern Germany.