For decades rumours of a haul of weapons buried by so-called ‘Cursed Soldiers’ at the end of WWII had been circulating around the village of Morawin northeast of Kalisz.
The Europa Nostra Award was given for highlighting the importance of continuing to educate people in Europe and beyond about one of the darkest episodes in 20th Century history.
New design aims to give peace a chance by changing a military base into a place of prayer.
WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: This incomprehensible human tragedy was planned and executed by the Germans at a concentration camp set up on the edge of the Łódź Ghetto for the specific purpose of abusing, humiliating and tormenting Polish children.
The court ruled that the 93-year-old “took part in the whole mass murder, helping your commanders, watching people die of hunger, disease and entering the crematorium from which they never left. You had to see the corpses because the corpses lay everywhere.”
The exhibition explores the fascinating and tragic history of a city district that refused to die.
The release of the letters marks the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to Auschwitz.
Jewish tombstones were used to line the banks and bottom of the lake.
Operation Arsenal, which took place 77 years ago today, was to go down in history as one of the most daring prison breaks of the Second Word War. And yet few have ever heard of it. TFN's Joanna Jasińska looks back at the events surrounding one of WWII's lesser-known bitter-sweet triumphs.
Auschwitz Museum, which preserves the site of the former German concentration and extermination camp, blasted the scene calling it ‘fake’ and ‘dangerous’, saying that it could help Holocaust deniers in the future.