The Warsaw Uprising Museum (MPW) has reported that the new US ambassador to Poland, Georgette Mosbacher, visited the museum on Monday.
Morale is boosted when the Red Army finally begins to bomb German positions and Allied planes are allowed to fly into Soviet-controlled airspace and drop supplies to the beleaguered Polish fighters. But the joy is short-lived as Stalin’s troops aren’t coming as liberators but as occupiers…
Polish troops go on the hunt for enemy snipers, and for one of them the mission is personal.
Holocaust survivor Philip had his bar mitzvah in a Łódż synagogue: decades later his grandson returns to the same synagogue to celebrate his own.
As the fighting continues, there are harrowing stories of civilians caught up in the inferno.
An exhibiton of 21 paintings by Polish Auschwitz survivor Marian Kołodziej opened on Friday at the World War Two-dedicated Gdynia Museum in Axel, the Netherlands. Painted over 16 years, they were inspired by Kołodziej's tortuous experiences in the Auschwitz camp.
A group of 20 students from Poland and Germany are starting the cleanup of the cemeteries of villages that became extinct after World War II, in the Pisz Forest, in the Masuria region (northern Poland).
There were at least 17 Polish cavalry charges in September 1939, none of which were against tanks and most of which ended in success. The biggest cavalry victory was at the Battle of Mokra near Częstochowa when dismounted soldiers used their anti-tank weapons to destroy or damage around 100 German tanks and armoured vehicles.
The film "Hurricane," about Polish pilots who fought in the skies above England during the Battle of Britain, directed by David Blair, premiered at the Vue Cinema in Leicester Square, central London, on Tuesday.
Families of veterans, officials, Polish cadets and students on Saturday laid wreaths at the London-based monument to Polish pilots who during WWII defended the British skies in Polish units serving under Royal Air Force (RAF) command.