WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: Seventy-eight years ago this week, Germans carried out one of the most shocking, depraved and grotesque incidents of the Holocaust: they took away all the children aged under 10 in the Łódź Ghetto and murdered them.
The Germans planned to turn Auschwitz into a model Nazi town, and in doing so planted trees.
Poles are today guardians of the truth about World War Two, that history lesson must also be read today, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said during ceremonies to mark the 81st anniversary of the outbreak of WW II.
The whereabouts of the complex remains a mystery, but the hunt is on to find it.
The letter, dated 15 March 1941, was written by two Polish men, whose names and dates of birth are in the text. Local officials are now trying to tack down their descendants.
The 13 lessons from the Auschwitz Museum are presented in both English and Polish and describe the fate of the 150,000 Poles in detail using text, photographs, prisoners records, mug shots, transport lists, site plans, quotes, prisoner art work and charts.
The parts belong to an Ilyushin Il-2, a ground-attack aircraft that was one of the mainstays of the Soviet Air Force.
Russia is resorting to disinformation to whitewash its negative role in World War II, Stanisław Żaryn, the spokesperson for Poland's special services coordinator, wrote in a Wednesday statement to PAP.
The Foreign Ministers of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and the U.S. Secretary of State on Thursday issued a joint statement on the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII.
From Breslau to Wrocław: TFN’s Alex Webber looks back at the events of 75 years ago to see how what is today one of Poland’s prettiest cities miraculously transformed itself out the rubble of WWII.