In addition to remains of 18th century housing, the archaeologists discovered that the inhabitants of the city were probably heavy smokers as they found a few pipes in every house.
Two days after the discovery of the 1974 theft of ‘Woman Carrying Embers’ by Pieter Brueghel II from the National Museum of Gdańsk, a local customs officer who claimed to have information was kidnapped, taken to a cemetery, doused in petrol and set ablaze. The artwork has remained missing ever since, until now…
In an exclusive interview for TFN, Jack Fairweather, the author of a new biography on Witold Pilecki, talks about his reasons for writing the book, and Pilecki’s legacy.
The “soundwalk” takes users through the area flattened to make way for the Palace of Culture.
During WWII the synagogue was destroyed by Hitler’s marauding troops. The chandelier was discovered during an archaeological dig in 2004 on the former site.
We will remind Europe that 30 years ago Poland was able to organise partly-free elections that soon led to the fall of communism, Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski said at an academic conference in the Senate on Thursday.
Communism is collapsing. A young Roger Moorhouse is watching it all on TV, fascinated and inspired by Poland. He goes on to study Central European History with... Norman Davies.
Polish Culture Minister Piotr Gliński told the public TV broadcaster TVP Info on Thursday that the history of Poland is being told in various ways in around 40 historical films, currently in production.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that today we celebrate the 274th anniversary of the birth of Polish and American hero Kazimierz Pułaski.
Israeli Minister of Education Naftali Bennett was quoted by the Jeruslaem Post as saying that history cannot be revised for the sake of the future, as this is not the way to build a relationship.