Joanna Podolska-Płocka, the director of the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź, talks to TFN about a Nazi German ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16. Operating between December 1942 and January 1945, the camp has now been almost totally lost from the collective memory.
TFN’s Stuart Dowell travelled to the city of Łódź where, 76 years ago this month, Hitler’s monstrous SS set up a ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16.
There were at least 17 Polish cavalry charges in September 1939, none of which were against tanks and most of which ended in success. The biggest cavalry victory was at the Battle of Mokra near Częstochowa when dismounted soldiers used their anti-tank weapons to destroy or damage around 100 German tanks and armoured vehicles.
The Culture Ministry will join forces with local authorities in administrating the Gross-Rosen Museum on the site of the World War II Gross-Rosen Nazi-German death camp in southern Poland.
The director said he had decided to make the film as the crucial role played by the Polish pilots in the Battle of Britain was pretty much unknown in the UK
After overhearing SS officers talking about carrying out a mass killing, a Polish labourer smuggled Herman and his friend out of Auschwitz
The Warsaw Uprising was the single largest military effort ever undertaken by any European Resistance group during WWII. After 63 days of bitter street fighting, with the Germans murdering civilians and POWs and bombarding the Polish defences with artillery and air attacks, General Bór-Komorowski and his men were forced to surrender.
The Warsaw Uprising was the single largest military effort ever undertaken by any European Resistance group during WWII.