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.
Written by Wojciech Lepianka and directed by Iain Gardner, the project is a Polish-British initiative financed by the Polish Film Institute, Screen Scotland and the UK-government supported Young Audience Content Fund.
Poland's ambassador to Ireland has protested against Irish national broadcaster RTE's use of the term "Polish concentration camp” in a feature about the WWII Nazi-German Stutthof death camp, which was located in northern Poland.
While examining documents in private collections, historians from the Museum of Polish Children - Victims of Totalitarianism found eight letters written by children who had been imprisoned in what was called the Preventive Camp for Young Poles of the Security Police in Łódź (Jugendverwahrlager der Sicherheitspolizei in Litzmannstadt).
The main focus of the centre is the story of Marian Rejewski, Henryk Zygalski and Jerzy Różycki who influenced the fate of the world by being the first to break the German cipher machine code in 1932.
Entitled ‘The girls from KL Ravensbrück’, the bilingual exhibition juxtaposes two worlds, that of youthful freedom before the war and the hell of the camp through a display of 4,000 personal objects from the women collected over several years by the museum.
Aviva Landau was due to visit Poland from Israel this month for the first time since leaving just after the end of the war and was keen to contact the family of her rescuer she remembers as Anna. But all she had was an old address scribbled on the back of an envelope…
Since 2015, Poland has recovered over 500 works of art lost during World War on the territory of today's Poland, a Culture and National Heritage Museum official has stated.
A monument dedicated to the Polish victims of German Nazi occupation during World War Two will be built in the German capital, Poland's deputy foreign Minister announced on Wednesday.
Before the war, 'Under the Birches' by Finnish painter Albert Edelfelt had hung on the wall of an old aristocratic residence in the central village of Spała.