Isaac Herzog, the Israeli president, will pay a visit to Poland to mark the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Polish foreign ministry spokesman has said.
One of the most prominent Polish immigrants active in London in the early 1900s, Klemens Wierzbicki’s grave was rediscovered by chance after both his UK-based great-granddaughter Veronica Ward and a group of London-based Polish researcher-historians were put in touch by a worker at St Patrick's Cemetary in Leyton.
The 200-odd photographs called The Capital of Rassalski document the condition of Warsaw after the war: the destruction, the buildings that survived, everyday life, as well as the work to rebuild the city and the celebrations that took place in the capital.
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.
As a soldier of the National Military Organisation and the Home Army, Ryszard Witkowski whose nom de guerre was Orliński, used the Leica camera to record German railway transports, patriotic underground events, the activities of Home Army soldiers in Milanowek, the exodus of refugees from Warsaw and the destroyed city after the Uprising.
Regarded as poet Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński’s only play, the work was performed for the first time ever after the unfinished manuscript was rediscovered inside the National Library.
After ruthless conmen posing as roofing contractors walked off with PLN 10,000 that Bogusław Czarmiński had saved to repair his roof in time for the winter cold the BohaterON organisation swung into action.
Prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Warsaw Rising Museum the ten podcasts use geolocation technology to describe the history of key Uprising places which have since disappeared from the map.
The exhibition explores the fascinating and tragic history of a city district that refused to die.
Audacious and courageous Niuta Tajtelbaum would use her good looks to bypass guards in order to carry out her deadly work.