United by the slogan ‘Honour and Glory to the Heroes’ the series is divided into two types of posters - one depicting colourised photos showing scenes from 78 years ago, while the second group are portraits of living insurgents holding their own wartime photographs.
Warsaw counter-terrorism officers, on Monday evening, secured an explosive device that was the cause of a mass evacuation of one of the capital's most prestigious and well-known streets.
The Russian T-72 and a self-propelled howitzer have gone on display in the capital’s Royal Castle Square as ‘proof that determination, courage and professionalism can defeat the Russian Army.’ The tanks are part of a broader exhibition entitled 'The Invincible Army', which will later move on to other European capitals.
VIDEO: The 59 black and white photographs were not taken by German photoreporters from a propaganda company but by a regular soldier, although which unit he served with and what specifically he was doing in Warsaw remains a mystery.
Warsaw’s delightful little ul. Samborska (Samborska Street) is 22 metres long, 2.7 metres wide and doesn’t have a single building registered on it. It was not until 2010, almost half a century after it disappeared from the map that its street status was restored and a plaque erected in its honour.
It was in April that I last wrote about Lublin, but penned as my column was during the lockdown, it was an ode based on memory rather than anything more recent.
Situated just a stone’s throw from Warsaw’s Royal Castle and Zygmunt Column, the extensive renovation of the now neglected late-baroque residences is hoped to restore more of Warsaw’s cultural heritage, 80 percent of which was wiped out during WWII.
Seen as an integral part of the historic centre, the signs used by traders and craftsmen to stand out from the competition constitute a collection of ornamental metalwork that is widely considered to be unique on such a scale in Poland.
The work of Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz, the idea to put the bronze statue outside the Capuchin Monastery in the city’s Old Town, was reportedly hatched three years ago in recognition of the Order’s assistance to the homeless and people in need.
The modest size of Sandomierz makes it extremely digestible, and having ticked off the Rynek its natural to find yourself ambling to a castle which, after the correct amount of hallucinogens, could easily be mistaken for a miniature Wawel.