Shot dead by a sniper at the age of 23, Baczyński was part of a clutch of poets and creatives that formed the Kolumb Generation.
Commonly cited as one of the most iconic reconciliatory moments ever captured on camera, on this day 50 years ago the West German Chancellor, Willy Brandt, sank to his knees in Warsaw in atonement of his nation’s wartime atrocities.
A pantheon of Poland’s greatest and a place of pilgrimage for Poles to give thanks to the achievements of earlier generations, it is estimated that over one million people have been buried in its sand and clay.
Constituting one of the few documentary records of the capital during the Uprising, the 310 photographs from the private archive of photographer Eugeniusz Haneman reveal the horrors and damage to the city as well as the bravery of the insurgents.
The Berlin memorial will be the first in the city dedicated to a single nation and will pay tribute to the Poles killed during WWII.
After ruthless conmen posing as roofing contractors walked off with PLN 10,000 that Bogusław Czarmiński had saved to repair his roof in time for the winter cold the BohaterON organisation swung into action.
BBC, on Saturday, presented a programme about August Agboola Browne, a Nigeria-born jazz musician, thought to have been the only black participant in the Polish defence war in September 1939 and the only black participant in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
Fully digitalized and available online, the images captured by a Soviet aircraft on September 18th 1944 have been described as a “rich source of information.”
In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki remembered the 'Wola Slaughter' perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, as "the worst civilian massacre of the Second World War" on the event's 76th anniversary.
In this special episode of Heart of Poland you'll be able to watch one of the most authoritative experts on the Warsaw Uprising and author of exclaimed book 'Warsaw 1944' , Historian Dr. Alexandra Richie, discuss this epic battle of World War 2.