The 13th Katyn March of Shadows to honour thousands of Polish POWs and others killed by the Soviet NKVD during World War II will start at 3 pm at the Polish Army Museum and proceed through the streets of central Warsaw.
Thought to be 1,000 years old, the axe will add to the understanding of the history of the Bieszczady region.
Pieces of World War II rifles have been found in the attic of a school in eastern Poland but just why they were left there decades ago remains a mystery.
The videos, dubbed by some critics as “trauma porn”, feature teenagers pretending to be in heaven and acting out Holocaust scenes. In a statement, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum said the videos were “dangerously close or are already beyond the border of trivialisation of history and being disrespectful to the victims.”
The new museum reveals in detail both the private and public life of one of the cornerstone figures of Polish history.
Combining functionality with culture, some of the designs feature a fragment from the painting “The Last Judgement” by Flemish painter Hans Memling that was painted between 1467 and 1473.
The works which begin on August 4th and are expected to finish next year, will be the most extensive refurbishment since the museum opened in 1985.
The discovery described by museum staff as "exceptional" was made during conservation work on shoes that make up part of the permanent exhibition at the Auschwitz museum.
The camp became known to the world owing to the film Schindler’s List.
After painstakingly piecing together the provenance of the Lamentation of Christ by the School of Lucas Cranach the Elder, officials said they are now certain that it was stolen from Poland in the wake of World War Two.