Discovered in the archives of the Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum in London, the two deciphered telegrams show reports by Polish army units that the German army had crossed the Polish border on the outskirts of Rybnik alongside a large group of German tanks an hour earlier than attacks on Wieluń and Westerplatte.
The European Commission president has reacted to an energy resolution adopted by Poland's Silesia mining region by suggesting the reduction in overall demand for fossil fuels.
Dubbed the Princess Diana of her time, Princess Daisy von Pless was known not only for her exceptional beauty and extravagant parties but also for her humanitarian work which is remembered to this day.
Sent on February 29th, 1888, the postcard depicts a side-burned sailor puffing on a pipe, as well as the iconic crane building standing on the city’s quayside. The postcard’s recipient was a company director called Berhard Lahs who lived in the Silesian town now known as Kamieniec Ząbkowicki.
Poland will celebrate a new public holiday to mark 1919-1921 Silesian Uprisings after President Andrzej Duda signed into law a bill to this effect.
Community cop Fabian Walotek had been on duty when he spotted smoke pouring from a 10th floor apartment block in Sosnowiec, southwest Poland. Hammering on the front door and failing to get an answer he then heard a faint ‘moaning’ sound.
Upon his arrival in Gliwice, Webber decides that instead of going to the pub he’ll do a bit of sightseeing – and in addition to some standard attractions he stumbles upon a delightful and hilarious detour.
With the final curtain drawn on 2021, TFN's Alex Webber takes a look at the year that awaits and those unmissable places that demand your attention.
Described by some as “micro works of art”, four models have so far debuted in a string of unexpected locations around the town centre. But unlike the more famous trail of gnomes in Wrocław, this one has seen the pint-sized heroes set inside miniature display cases depicting intricate scenes relating to daily life.
A 16-strong team uncovered over half a ton of the wreckage buried in specially dug pits. The engine was missing and despite finding an airman’s boot no bodies of the crew were found.
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