Hear British Entrepreneur in Poland, Richard Lucas talk about the story of Wojtek the Soldier Bear and how he got involved in creating an amazing tribute to this amazing bear in Kraków’s Jordana Park.
Known as The Polish Parade, its entertainers were credited with saving 3,000 Polish POWs from Soviet captivity.
Later known as “the first lady of Polish emigration”, the wife of General Anders was seen by many as “the voice of a nation”.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda laid flowers on Thursday at the Polish Military Cemetery at Monte Cassino in southern Italy, the site of a 1944 battle in which Polish forces played a key role.
May 18 marks the 76th anniversary of the 1944 Battle of Monte Cassino in which Polish forces, under the command of General Władyslaw Anders, played a key role.
Troops from armoured regiments laid on feasts and gave Mikołajki gifts to children caught up in the savage and bitter fighting of the Italian campaign.
The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino was commemorated in Warsaw on Sunday. The remembrance took place at the Monument to the Battle of Monte Cassino, located by the gates of the city's Krasińskich Gardens.
An exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino opened on Monday in the open-air gallery of the Warsaw's Royal Łazienki Museum.
Historian, Dr. Teodor Gąsiorowski, explains the background to the 1944 campaign and the victorious battle of Monte Cassino.
Today defence and interior ministers together with 30 elderly veterans of the Battle of Monte Cassino are in Italy visiting the ancient hilltop monastery south of Rome and the adjacent Polish military cemetery where the victims of the 1944 battle lie.