A ceremony in front of Warsaw's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Saturday marked the 77th anniversary of the 1943-45 Volhynia Massacre in which Ukrainian nationalists killed about 100,000 Polish nationals in the regions of Volhynia and Eastern Galicia (pre WW2 eastern Poland).
Whilst strolling around an old fort in Modlin, Webber encounters the little-known story of a Baśka Murmańska, a polar bear adopted by a Polish battalion that had been fighting the Bolsheviks in Northern Russia.
The letter, dated 15 March 1941, was written by two Polish men, whose names and dates of birth are in the text. Local officials are now trying to tack down their descendants.
Researchers from the Institute of National Remembrance’s Search and Identification Bureau will now use DNA samples to try and determine if the remains found at the prison belong to Pilecki who was executed at the prison in 1948.
The gallery under the hashtag #poznajdziełaodzyskane invites social media users to see and learn about how Poland managed to regain formerly lost works of art.
Though there is no Polish government's official stand on war reparations, no negotiating position with Germany, the topic is present in talks among officials and exists in Polish-German relations, Deputy PM, Minister of State Assets Jacek Sasin said on Tuesday.
The location of 28 tonnes of Nazi-era gold hidden by the Waffen SS in the dying days of World War Two has been pinpointed to an aristocratic palace in Lower Silesia.
The melancholy piece entitled A Girl’s Tears by musician Bolesław ‘Bollo’ Ilnicki was found in a Scottish hospital where he composed it for the nurse who had looked after him in 1940.
Ahead of her times in many ways, Princess Daisy von Pless’s legacy still resonates in south-west Poland.
After painstakingly piecing together the provenance of the Lamentation of Christ by the School of Lucas Cranach the Elder, officials said they are now certain that it was stolen from Poland in the wake of World War Two.