Symbolizing rebirth and new beginnings, daffodils have become synonymous with the beginning of spring. But in Poland, they have yet another meaning - the commemoration of the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Konstanty Rokicki was a consul in Bern, Switzerland, where together with other Polish diplomats who called themselves the Bern Group they prepared passports for those in danger of deportation to get them out of Europe, mainly to Paraguay, but also Honduras, Peru, Salvador, Bolivia and Haiti.
The documents which date from January to October 1945 and include hand-drawn maps, intelligence briefings and instructions on how to deal with the advancing Red Army have been called historically important.
As tantalizing new details of buried Nazi treasure are revealed, TFN’s Stuart Dowell reports on the findings and probes the mysterious religious organisation which held the diary for decades and was associated with Nazi cult worship in the 30s and 40s.
Madeline G. Levine joins A-list of translators for her ‘exquisitely composed and fastidiously accurate’ masterpiece.
The designs painted in a polychrome technique of patterned curtains and forest motifs were found at the magical 13th century Książ Castle.
On Sunday, March 24, Poland commemorates the 75th anniversary of the day in 1944 when Nazi Germans executed the whole Ulma family for sheltering fellow citizens of Jewish descent, and the Day of Remembrance of Poles who saved Jews during WWII.
As delegates wrap up two days of talks at the 20th anniversary of the Baltic Sea Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, TFN takes a closer look at the dangers threatening the Baltic’s ecosystems, survival and the actions being undertaken to counter them.
German Camps, Polish Heroes is the title of a brochure informing about the genesis of death camps on Polish territory. The brochure, published by the Polish Foreign Ministry, is a response to claims that Poles collaborated with the Nazis in exterminating Jews during World War II.
Curator Jonathon Gammond described the hospital site as a part of "Poland in the middle of Wales" with a cinema, a chapel and recreation club.