VIDEO: Set during the Polish-Bolshevik War and based on source materials and historical exhibits to ensure accuracy, Gra Szyfrów challenges users to become ‘heroes of Polish intelligence’ by breaking Bolshevik ciphers, safeguarding radio communication lines and neutralizing an armoured train.
Played out on the 31st of August 1920 near the village of Komarów, the three hour battle was the last and largest cavalry battle of the 20th century and resulted in Poland’s victory in the Polish-Bolshevik war.
VIDEO: To mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Riga, which sealed Poland’s victory over the Soviet Union in 1920, the Royal Castle in Warsaw is hosting two exhibitions that show the contrasting sides of the bitter-sweet peace deal between the two states.
A film exploring the history of the 1920 Polish-Bolshevik war has picked up one of the top awards at the 32nd Polish Film festival in America.
In response to articles appearing in Newsweek and the Onet news portal recalling the memories of a Red Army doctor held in a POW camp which he describes as ‘hell on earth’, in a three-page letter to the CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Media, Morawiecki said that ‘no one is allowed to relativize history’ and ‘we cannot allow the true picture of this war to be distorted.’
Minister of National Defence Mariusz Błaszczak on Sunday paid tribute to the soldiers of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw at the Cemetery of Soldiers of the Polish-Bolshevik War in Radzymin, north-east of Warsaw.
Written over 80 years ago, the book by cavalryman and sailor Andrzej Bohomolec and entitled The Voyage of the Yacht Dal, was found hidden among family documents. Intrigued to know more about the contents, stepson Anthony Keith had them translated. He was stunned by what he discovered.
TFN looks at the startling work of Jakub Różalski, and the inspiration that lies behind it.