Dubbed “a true friend of Poland” by the Polish ambassador in London, Jim Auton, a bomb aimer serving in 178 Squadron, took part in perilous missions to keep Polish combatants equipped during the ’44 Uprising.
Still smudged and smeared in many parts, its richness of contrasts lend a distinct charm that sets the raw and rugged against the slick and futuristic. The atmosphere is heady.
Released to mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Michał Urbaniak’s latest album corals some of the biggest names in the world of jazz.
Flowers were laid on Monday at a plaque honouring Home Army (AK) soldiers fighting against German troops in the Warsaw Uprising, who liberated the Warsaw concentration camp Gesiowka and freed around 350 Jews on August 5,1944.
There are more than 200 of them and each bears the words: “A place sanctified by the blood of Poles killed for the freedom of their homeland”.
The failure of the insurrection brought an even tighter grip on Polish territory by Russia.
It was the Germans' intention and plan to destroy the Jewish nation, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in Warsaw on Thursday during state observances marking the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.