The mysterious village of Łupków has a rich history but nearly all remnants of the settlement were destroyed after WWII with just the church foundation, bell tower and cemetery remaining.
The 79th anniversary of the closure of a Roma camp in the World War Two Jewish ghetto in Poland's central city of Lodz, known as the Litzmannstadt Ghetto, was marked online on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The T-shirt, which shows a skull and crossbones alongside the ‘Camp Auschwitz’ slogan, was listed for sale on Etsy’s marketplace and is similar to one worn by a rioter who stormed the Capitol in Washington D.C. last week.
EXCLUSIVE: Janina Zawadzka offered life-saving shelter to Mania Tisch and her cousin Popa in a stable on her property after the two women had escaped the final round-up and murder of Jews in the town which is now called Volodymyr Volynski in western Ukraine.
The 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27 will this year be held online and will highlight the fate of children in the camp.
The historical memorabilia from the Veterans' House in Manchester, UK, include veterans' banners, Polish flags, paintings, books and documents belonging to the post-war Polish community in the city. The author of the photographs told TFN: “I was in complete shock and awe with not only how many items were still in the building, but also what the items represented.”
The 16th century suit of armour belonging to King Zygmunt II was accidentally attributed to someone else in a bureaucratic blunder which saw it transferred to Budapest at the end of WWI.
The jacket belonging to a Wehrmacht Lance Corporal was discovered wrapped in an oiled cloth in the town of Lubań, in the southeast of the country.
Written by a Dutch Jew, the letter detailed the murder of his family at the Sobibór death camp.
The 75 victims buried today, which include three infants, were discovered during archaeological work carried out earlier this year by a special section of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance.