With the obvious parallels of Nazi and Soviet looting of Polish culture and art in World War Two, leading Polish museums have now joined together to set up the Committee for Assistance to Museums of Ukraine. Almost 20 institutions from all over Poland have already joined the project.
VIDEO: The 59 black and white photographs were not taken by German photoreporters from a propaganda company but by a regular soldier, although which unit he served with and what specifically he was doing in Warsaw remains a mystery.
An exhibition devoted to the Warsaw Uprising was opened at the Topography of Terror museum in Berlin on Thursday. The event is being held under the patronage of Polish President Andrzej Duda and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Taking on secret missions, players make their way across occupied Europe, evading German troops to deliver as many intelligence reports and documents as possible without getting caught.
A clean-cut hero with a secret mission, an impossibly beautiful femme fatale, personal drama, sacrifice and shocking brutality. On the eve of its premiere in Warsaw, TFN’s Stuart Dowell meets the producers behind new epic film The Messenger (Kurier).
After escaping from a POW camp, Brigadier General Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski joined the underground Home Army (AK) resistance movement and quickly rose through the ranks before taking command of an Infantry Battalion during the Warsaw Uprising.