How do we know what the past sounded like, even though there wasn’t any recording equipment or other such audio gadgetry back in the 19th century and beyond?
The Israeli ambassador to Poland has said that it is impossible to think about both a modern Israel and modern Judaism without Polish roots.
Ignacy Skrzypek, 83, gained the title from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, after successfully defending his thesis ‘The history of museology in Western Pomerania up to 1945’.
Sculpted by Johann Baptista Lemberger, the figure of Neptune was installed on Wrocław’s Plac Nowy Targ in 1732. Replaced a century later the original then disappeared – until now!
Betrayed by Britain’s WWII top brass, today General Stanisław Sosabowski’s great–grandson Professor Hal Sosabowski says: “It’s not about medals, they’re just trinkets after all, but a simple retraction of the accusations that were levelled towards him would be greatly appreciated.”
Signed on this day 83-years ago, the agreement sealed Poland’s fate and would directly lead the world to war.
Ceremonies at the memorial to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising insurgents who fought in the Mokotow district of the Polish capital commenced Monday's observances marking the 78th anniversary of the city's revolt against its Nazi-German occupants.
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES: Initiated by a group of Jewish doctors during WWII to study the physiological and psychological effects of hunger, the report named the Warsaw Ghetto Hunger Study was an unprecedented act of heroism, resistance and determination and left the world a study of hunger that had not been possible before nor achieved since.
VIDEO: Set during the Polish-Bolshevik War and based on source materials and historical exhibits to ensure accuracy, Gra Szyfrów challenges users to become ‘heroes of Polish intelligence’ by breaking Bolshevik ciphers, safeguarding radio communication lines and neutralizing an armoured train.
A jewel of the Art Nouveau era, the monument in Warsaw’s Łazienki Park depicting Chopin plunged into contemplation under a rustling willow tree was first unveiled in 1926.