Polish and Slovenian Presidents Andrzej Duda and Borut Pahor unveiled a memorial on Wednesday to Slovenian soldiers fallen in the First World War at a war cemetery in Gorlice, southeastern Poland.
As Poland prepares to honour its heroes and remember its dead from the victorious Battle of Monte Cassino, which ended on May 18, 1944, one Polish soldier will hold a special place in veterans’ memories – a big brown bear called Wojtek.
A painting stolen from Poland by the Nazis during the Second World War is up for auction in Berlin.
The 10th anniversary of the death of a Polish nurse who risked her life to save thousands of Jewish children during WWII will be marked today in Poland and by Holocaust survivors around the world.
Newly discovered “secret” Nazi files reveal that the Germans may have deliberately targeted hospitals and other civilian institutions as part of a methodical bombing of Warsaw in 1939 aimed at causing death and panic.
A controversial bill could see thousands of Jewish groups and individuals claiming financial compensation from Poland for loss of property during WWII.The S 447 bill passed by the US Congress on Tuesday April 24 will oblige the US State Department to produce regular reports on “the return of or restitution for wrongfully seized or transferred Holocaust-era assets.”
It was the Germans' intention and plan to destroy the Jewish nation, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in Warsaw on Thursday during state observances marking the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
An exhibition devoted to Henryk Slawik, a Polish social activist who together with a Hungarian official helped Jews and POWs in Budapest, opened Wednesday in the Polish Sejm (lower house of parliament).
The Bletchley Park code breaking museum near London unveiled a new element to its permanent exhibition on Friday dedicated to the work of the British and Polish scientists who created the so-called 'Bombe' machines for deciphering Germany's Enigma coding machine.
A Remembrance March in Krakow (southern Poland) on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the Krakow ghetto.