To some she was a traitor, to others a heroine, but perhaps all Wanda Kronenberg did was in the cause of survival.
USA Today replaced its text with a new version after the Polish Embassy in Washington on Friday protested against the use of the phrase 'Polish death camps.'
With both a glittering pre and post-war musical career, after surviving the war through a combination of luck, the bravery of pre-war friends and the unlikely intervention of a music-loving German officer, Szpilman was later accused of being a Gestapo agent.
Joanna Podolska-Płocka, the director of the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź, talks to TFN about a Nazi German ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16. Operating between December 1942 and January 1945, the camp has now been almost totally lost from the collective memory.
TFN’s Stuart Dowell travelled to the city of Łódź where, 76 years ago this month, Hitler’s monstrous SS set up a ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16.
Sixteen Poles who helped rescue Jews during World War Two were posthumously awarded with Righteous Among the Nations medals at a ceremony at Warsaw's POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Wednesday.
The silver case which originally belonged to a Jewish prisoner was sitting in the Polish man’s house for a decade until he found it and handed it over to the Shem Olam Institute.
The Partisans Memorial, a sculpture depicting Polish WWII underground soldiers was unveiled after 12 years in Boston, the Boston Herald daily announced on Tuesday.
Thousands of members of the Polish Air Force lived in Hillingdon, now a borough of Greater London, during WWII. The trail encompasses four locations that were significant to the Polish pilots.
Maczek led a Polish armoured division in the battles of Western Europe but after the war worked as a barman.