Ceremonies took place in Poland on Tuesday to mark the 41st anniversary of the imposition of martial law by the country's then communist government.
A number of Polish judges and prosecutors are facing the prospect of criminal prosecution for their alleged role in supressing opposition to the imposition of martial law in 1981.
Titled Szybowcowa ’87, the app which is part of the IPN’s push to make history more understandable and accessible to younger generations allows users to step back in time and explore a printing house hidden inside an apartment on Wrocław’s Szybowcowa street.
Four memorials to the Soviet Red Army will be taken down on Thursday morning, the head of the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN), the body charged with investigating wartime and communist-era crimes, said on Wednesday.
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.
The mistakes made during World War II should not be repeated in the case of Ukraine, Poland's prime minister wrote in an article for the Sunday edition of the US daily Chicago Tribune.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has written in a monthly British political and cultural magazine as well as in Albanian dailies that the meaning of World War II history is still topical, especially in the light of the ongoing war in Ukraine.
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.
Signed on this day 83-years ago, the agreement sealed Poland’s fate and would directly lead the world to war.
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.