Historian Alexandra Richie visited Poland for the first time in 1985. The spirit of open defiance of communism blew her away. Discover the personal story of one of Poland's best English-language historians, author of the book on the Warsaw Uprising, 'Warsaw 1944.'
Author Alexandra Richie gives the first in a major 3-part series of interviews on Polish history. In this episode you'll find out from the author of 'Warsaw 1944' how the Warsaw Uprising ended.
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.
Photos of bloodstains splattered across stairwells have been posted on social media with claims that they are from Polish soldiers who fought against Nazi Germany during the 1944 Uprising. TFN’s Stuart Dowell puts on his detective cap to find out more.
As well entertaining people the game’s developers want people around the world to learn the story of the uprising.
By the end of the bloodbath seven days later, 40,000 to 60,000 civilians would be dead, most of them shot, many burned alive and many others raped and mutilated in a sickening, bestial orgy of killing.
Warsaw residents will take part on Monday in a Remembrance March to honour civilian victims of the Warsaw Uprising, including the Wola Massacre. The Wola Massacre is considered to have been one of the largest crimes against the Polish population during WWII.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, in Warsaw, at Thursday commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising against Poland’s Nazi German occupiers, asked the Polish nation forgiveness for what Germans did to Poland.
Sirens sounded throughout Warsaw at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, the exact time of the August 1, 1944 outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising against the city's Nazi occupants, to mark the insurrection's 75th anniversary.
Using a mobile app to calculate the exact time a picture was originally shot, the complex process involved Marcin Dziedzic having to account for weather, light and angles before being able to successfully overlap the parallel worlds of then and now.