We take a look at the Freedom and Independence movement formed to combat Soviet terror in Poland following World War 2.
The love letters and poetry were found to be between Home Army soldier and poet Józef Szczepański, a.k.a. ‘Ziutek’ and his girlfriend Halina Kobylińska.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Saturday he was outraged to learn of an anti-Polish slogan written in the Ukrainian village of Huta Pieniacka, where many Poles perished at the hands of Ukrainian nationalists during World War II.
As the largest independence organisation in Poland after World War II, the aim of Freedom and Independence was to regain independence through political not military means.
TV viewers flooded social media as they watched Małgorzata Limanówka’s enthusiastic signing for deaf and hard of hearing viewers of patriotic wartime-era favourites at the concert 'Varsovians Sing (Un)forbidden Songs'.
The Speaker of Sejm, lower house, Elżbieta Witek, together with the Presidium of the Sejm, on Saturday laid a wreath at the Monument to the Polish Underground State and Home Army in front of the Sejm building.
Two Home Army companies patrolled with German troops to protect civilians and ensure fighting did not resume.
Known as “Toledo”, the prison in Warsaw’s Praga district operated from 1944-1956, first being run by the Soviet NKVD, and later by Poland’s communist-era Ministry of Public Security.
TFN looks back on the arrest 75 years ago of 16 key members of Poland’s underground state, and the blow it delivered to the restoration of democracy.
The association also cares for the surviving veterans of the titanic Warsaw Uprising.