The soldier whose remains were discovered this week may well have died on 2 September, on the second day of the attack, during shelling by German aviation, Polish authorities have suggested.
Eighty yeas ago famed pianist Władysław Szpilman played Chopin as German bombs rained down on Warsaw.
The funerals follow years of painstaking work, including exhumations and DNA testing to identify the remains.
Between 1942 and 1948, Polish refuges arrived in Valivade, on the outskirts of Kolhapur, to escape the horrors of war.
The Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) has hit out at Russian claims to prevent a “falsification of history” by saying that documents released by Moscow “at best proves the incompetence of the authors of the site, and at worst – their desire to manipulate history”.
Filmed in 1947, the harrowing The Last Stage by Wanda Jakubowska about the notorious Auschwitz death camp used former inmates and locals from Oświęcim as cast and extras.
Discover how Stefan Tompson's hopes for filmmaking didn't turn out like he'd wanted, but the journey he's been on has changed him as a person.Discover his thoughts on making films about Poland, surviving a serious accident, the importance of history in Poland and his hopes for the future.
Teenager Renia Spiegal kept her diary detailing life under brutal Nazi rule going until she was shot dead by German troops in July 1942 after they found her hiding in an attic.
The oil on canvas by one of Poland’s most eminent urban landscape painters shows the vast knave and impressive vaulting inside Milan’s cathedral, which is the largest church in Italy, the third largest in Europe and the fourth largest in the world.
Part 2 of a major interview with historian Roger Moorhouse, author of the book First to Fight, filmed at @1939pl. Host: Patrick Ney.