Coinciding with an official funeral ceremony to have her remains placed in her family grave, the documentary entitled Dziewczyna ze zdjecia” (Girl from the Photo), uncovers further details about Maria Barr’s extraordinary life.
Despite the risks, the crew of the ORP Ślązak saved 85 Canadian soldiers that had been trapped on the beach during the catastrophic Dieppe Raid in 1942.
The Institute of National Remembrance said it was now “looking for the heroic author of the Solidarity inscription. Help us find the author of the slogan. If you know something or know someone who could help us, please contact the Lublin Branch of the IPN.
In the first biography ever to be written about Eugenia Pol, who went under the name Genowefa Pohl during the war, author Błażej Torański spent several years in the archives of the Institute of National Remembrance in Łódź analysing thousands of pages of trial files, testimonies and photographs.
The grim discovery of around 17.5 tons of human ashes were made near the former Soldau concentration camp, which is now the town of Działdowo by the Institute of National Remembrance.
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.
Murdered by communists in Lublin Castle in 1949, the whereabouts of Henryk Wieliczko’s body remained unknown for six decades.
According to IPN president Dr Karol Nawrocki, chief among the renewed investigations are three opposition priests who died in suspicious circumstances in 1989.
Polish historians have discovered how the commandant of Hitler’s concentration camp for Polish children in Łódź got away with his crimes after the war and lived a cushy life until old age in Munich.
At today’s handover at the Treblinka death camp memorial museum, IPN chief Dr Karol Nawrocki said that the objects “are not just evidence of the crimes committed by the Germans but also evidence of victory over amnesia.”