Investigators from the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) and the Internal Security Agency (ABW) raided the property of the former high ranking officer in Poland’s communist-era security service where they found files detailing the activities of communist-era agents operating overseas.
Documents reveal that a spy called James Bond worked at the British Embassy in Warsaw in 1960s.
Investigators at the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) stumbled across documents showing that the man, whose full name was James Albert Bond, arrived in Warsaw on February 18, 1964, using the cover of secretary-archivist of the British Embassy's military attache.
We take a look at the Freedom and Independence movement formed to combat Soviet terror in Poland following World War 2.
The seven-year-old child was trying to warn his parents of approaching German troops when he was gunned down and later buried alive.
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.
The identity of the 93-year-old former female concentration camp guard is being withheld from the public so that she does not go in to hiding as Poland’s IPN issues a European Arrest Warrant.
Researchers from the Institute of National Remembrance’s Search and Identification Bureau will now use DNA samples to try and determine if the remains found at the prison belong to Pilecki who was executed at the prison in 1948.
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.
The unique footage from 1927 showing builders at work and nobles being shown around was discovered by the Polish Army Veterans Association which took it during a pre-war tour they made of the city.