Born on the 27th of October 1898 in Kielce, Józef Hartman’s significant role in training and mentoring the young Polish soldiers who had volunteered for the special undercover mission, came soon after his arrival to Great Britain in 1940.
Designed by Nizio Design International studio, the Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów covers over 1,700 m2 and has 11 concrete segments, five of which are closed off to the elements by glass while the other six remain open structures.
Operating between 1942 and 1944, the Jewish vendors aged between six and sixteen have been described as “the little heroes of WWII who, through their own survival, defeated the enemy.”
Shaped from above like the Star of David, the roofless monument was built at the mouth of the town’s Jewish cemetery so as to comply with the laws of Judaism.
A memorial commemorating the role played by international cooperation during the Polish-Bolshevik War is a monument to international solidarity, a senior government minister has said.
The Berlin memorial will be the first in the city dedicated to a single nation and will pay tribute to the Poles killed during WWII.
Described as one of Warsaw’s greatest heroes, Jan Zachwatowicz’s defining project has previously been inducted onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
The wounds inflicted by the Germans on Poles are still alive today, German Ambassador to Poland Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven said recounting World War Two in a Wednesday interview for PAP. He also supported plans to erect a memorial to Polish war victims in Berlin.
The memorial commemorates the Polish “Few” and the 1,900 Poles who lost their lives in the air war.
A three-metre high memorial to Polish soldiers who took part in the liberation of Berlin in1945 was unveiled on Tuesday in the city's Charlottenburg district.