Published online this week, and already endorsed by the food writer Tom Parker-Bowles (son of the Queen consort), Damian Wawrzyniak’s Top 10 was created in response to what he sees as a gap in the market and a desire to publicise ethnic restaurants that have often gone under-the-radar.
A Lithuanian investigative website has published for the first time the files of 50 Polish Army soldiers who were captured by the Soviets after returning to their homeland in 1951 and deported to remote regions of the Soviet Union.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘Forgotten Force: Art and Memory’ the collages, sketches and paintings are a poignant artistic interpretation of an oral history project completed earlier this year by the Piłsudski Institute in which six Polish women recalled their wartime memories and their later lives as refugees.
We get the inside info behind the commemoration of one of Poland’s most renowned generals in the UK after several decades since the end of World War II.
Standing 1-metre tall, the solid bronze bust by renowned sculptor Andrzej Pityński was unveiled this morning following a fundraising campaign to have the sculpture become part of the museum’s new permanent exhibition of the Allies’ Italian Campaign, in which Anders played a crucial role.
Known as The Polish Parade, its entertainers were credited with saving 3,000 Polish POWs from Soviet captivity.
Later known as “the first lady of Polish emigration”, the wife of General Anders was seen by many as “the voice of a nation”.
May 18 marks the 76th anniversary of the 1944 Battle of Monte Cassino in which Polish forces, under the command of General Władyslaw Anders, played a key role.
TFN looks back on the life and times of Menachem Begin, and how his life in Poland shaped his political career.
The Polish community in Britain is drawing attention to the Polish artists of the era, resulting in the new album entitled “Anders’ Artists. Little Poland on the River Thames”.