After the outbreak of war the athletic and multilingual Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz helped Polish refugees in Thessaloniki but his talents were soon spotted by Polish and British intelligence. Following the German invasion of Greece, a British submarine transported him back to Greek territory where he would begin his remarkable career.
The fate of Greek Jews deported by Germans to the Auschwitz Nazi German death camp during WWII is presented through the stories of concrete people at a new temporary exhibition at the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in southern Poland.
Poland will provide 188 tonnes of hygiene products and school articles for refugees in Greece, Poland's Humanitarian Aid Minister Beata Kempa informed on Friday.
The Polish Tourism Organisation (POT), a state agency responsible for tourism, has received an award for promoting the country's tourist attractions on the Russian market.
The most popular holiday destination for Poles was Greece, according to the most recent report of the Polish Chamber of Tourism (PIT), "Foreign holidays of Poles in 2018". The chamber announced that this has been a successful season for the tourism industry so far.
The Polish government has expressed its readiness to help countries struggling with large fires, spokesperson for the government Joanna Kopcińska told PAP on Wednesday.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday extended his condolences to Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos over the wildfires raging in Greece, which have so far claimed dozens of lives, and expressed admiration for the local rescue services.
Polish tourist agencies see surge in customers, with Greece being the top spot to holiday.