Sixty percent of Poles positively assess the actions taken by President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on the international stage after Russian President Vladimir Putin verbally attacked Poland, according to a survey by IBRiS pollster.
The detailed descriptions that the group wrote of German crimes made their way to the Polish underground and eventually to the International Red Cross, the Vatican and the Polish government-in-exile in London. Twenty-seven were later found by one of the writer’s daughters after being hidden for decades in some old furniture.
British daily The Times wrote on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin "is wrong to denigrate Poland's contribution to the defeat of Hitler", as he did at observances in Israel marking the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz German death camp's liberation.
President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, he had been right to stay away from the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem as his presence would have legitimised the meeting's false historical narrative.
Author Steven E. Zipperstein says that the document which begins ‘In the darkest and most tragic hours of history and life…’ was discovered after 82 years but “there is no evidence that Chamberlain or anyone in his office discussed it or, indeed, ever even saw it.”
By waging his history campaign against Poland, Russian President Vladimir Putin aims to alienate NATO members, Poland and Israel, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Polish public radio on Thursday.
In a coalition of force, PM Mateusz Morawiecki, President Andrzej Duda and a group of internationally renowned historians have published articles in international media highlighting Russia’s falsification of WWII history.
Leading commentator for daily newspaper Haartz, Anshel Pfeffer, wrote that despite Putin’s ‘vast propaganda network portraying the Red Army as liberators’, Israel “was always going to side with Vladimir Putin” and that Poland was “a victim of Holocaust geopolitics.”
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday said he was deeply thankful to allies for their support voiced following recent statements alleging Poland's complicity in the outbreak of World War Two and the Holocaust.
Locals have known for decades that the aircraft had come down in the forest as fragments of it were often being found scattered across the ground. But the fact that the wreckage still contained human remains came as a surprise to the historians.