A Polish deputy foreign minister has played down comments made by Ukraine's ambassador to Germany that belittled crimes committed by Ukrainian nationalists on Poles during World War II.
The museum said that social media posts claiming to show anti-Russian stickers placed around the site of the former WWII German death camp were fake and a ‘manipulation.’
After falling in love with a Jewish woman, Jόzef Walaszczyk became compelled to save her and the lives of over 50 others from the Holocaust.
Found hidden in a shoebox by the soldier’s grandson, the majority of the 69 previously unseen photographs in the collection depict the life of the German occupiers in Lublin, showing amongst others their daily work, life in the barracks, integration events and walks through the city.
During WWII, the site of the dig in what is now Warsaw’s Muranów district was the headquarters of the Jewish Combat Organisation, which was instrumental in organising and launching the ghetto uprising.
VIDEO: The remarkable haul including pistols, bayonets, a submachine gun and hundreds of rounds of ammo was found after the grandson of one of Poland’s WWII resistance fighters stumbled upon an old cassette tape from a family celebration.
A family had the fright of their lives when their son turned up with an unexploded WWII bomb.
Dating from the turn of the 20th century when the school was founded, the city’s coat of arms was in use from 1530 to 1938 when the Nazis ordered that all the old coats of arms be replaced with a new two-field one.
Staff at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum were carrying out preservation work on the thousands of relics in its collection when they came across the extraordinary discovery.
During the course of inventorying and digitizing its entire collection, staff at the Haus der Natur in Salzberg came across numerous piece of ‘dubious origin’, including the objects now returned to Poland.