Barbara Wojnarowska was saved from the hell of the Warsaw Uprising only to land in hell on earth. Auschwitz. As a little girl Barbara fell into the hands of the so-called 'Angel of Death' Dr Josef Mengele. A warped, sadistic crusader for the Nazi's racial insanity, Mengele subjected his victims to cruel and pointless experiments. Barbara was one of the children he choose to torture.
Trapped in the port in Tallinn, the pride of the Polish underwater fleet made an audacious escape under fire, followed by a miraculous journey without navigational aids to Britain in waters infested with German vessels intent on sinking it.
British journalist and writer Jack Fairweather, who visited Warsaw to promote his book "The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz," noted that the first reports about the horrors in Auschwitz were prepared by Witold Pilecki.
The museum houses a huge collection of art and historical items, and has played home for Polish exiles.
The 13th Katyn March of Shadows to honour thousands of Polish POWs and others killed by the Soviet NKVD during World War II will start at 3 pm at the Polish Army Museum and proceed through the streets of central Warsaw.
Dropped into enemy-occupied Europe and with a price on her head, Skarbek once persuaded the Gestapo to release a resistance leader and two fellow agents.
We take a look at the Freedom and Independence movement formed to combat Soviet terror in Poland following World War 2.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher paid tribute on Thursday to Polish soldiers fighting against the Red Army on September 17, 1939, as Poland marked 81 years since the Soviet invasion.
The seven-year-old child was trying to warn his parents of approaching German troops when he was gunned down and later buried alive.
In mid-October, divers of the 8th Coastal Defence Flotilla will start work on neutralising the Tallboy bomb discovered at the bottom of the Piastowski Canal in Swinoujscie (northwestern Poland). It was one of the largest air bombs to be used during World War II.