Teenager Renia Spiegal kept her diary detailing life under brutal Nazi rule going until she was shot dead by German troops in July 1942 after they found her hiding in an attic.
The oil on canvas by one of Poland’s most eminent urban landscape painters shows the vast knave and impressive vaulting inside Milan’s cathedral, which is the largest church in Italy, the third largest in Europe and the fourth largest in the world.
A book by British historian Roger Moorhouse entitled 'First to Fight: The Polish War 1939' had its premiere at the Polish embassy in London on Thursday. It tells the story of Poland's resistance during the September campaign.
Events held in Warsaw, Westerplatte and Wieluń as Poland pauses to remember the start of a war that brought unimaginable levels of destruction and suffering.
TFN looks back at one of the first battles of Second World War: the fight for the Polish post office in Gdańsk.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attended a cornerstone laying ceremony on Sunday for the Museum of Westerplatte and the War of 1939. He said Poland is making up for the losses of the last 30 years and doing a significant job for present and future generations.
TFN explores a city that was once a smoking ruin but now mixes historical charm with a cutting-edge cultural scene and thriving nightlife.
On the anniversary of his death TFN looks back at the life of Józef Rotblat, a brilliant Nobel Prize winning physicist who quit the Manhattan Project in protest over the development of the atomic bomb.
On the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Bogusław Górakowski who cheated death more than once, saw with his own eyes the murderous cruelty of the Germans and endured the misery of expulsion from the city and the horror of the transit camps, opens up after decades of silence.
Produced by David Preuss in 1599, the triptych was made from lime wood and included figures of Christ, Mary Magdalene, St. John the Evangelist and Saints Peter and Paul.