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.
Poland's Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) on Friday commemorated the Sunday-falling 77th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, in which Warsaw's Jews rose up against the Germans.
As the nation grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, Warsaw’s POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has organized a celebrity-backed digital campaign that will allow people to print and fold their own commemorative daffodil to wear at home during the lockdown.