On the anniversary of resistance hero Kazimierz Moczarski being incarcerated with Jurgen Stroop, the man who hunted down and quashed the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, TFN’s Alex Webber looks back at the incredible story of their shared confinement and the book that emerged exploring what “led certain Germans to become genocidal killers.”
We go on the trail of a number of important Uprising documents found in a Warsaw rubbish skip…
Dr Tadeusz Krawczak from the Central Archives of Modern Records, where the documents and books are being kept, said that the materials are of huge historical value.
Patrick goes behind the scenes at the Warsaw Uprising Museum to find out more about the work of a small team of experts to recover secret Uprising stories.Share and watch other Heart of Poland history episodes on The First News
Bloodstains splattered across the stairwell of an old Warsaw apartment block could belong to insurgents fighting against Hitler’s forces during the Warsaw Uprising.
Dubbed “a true friend of Poland” by the Polish ambassador in London, Jim Auton, a bomb aimer serving in 178 Squadron, took part in perilous missions to keep Polish combatants equipped during the ’44 Uprising.
Discover the careful work of the Warsaw Rising museum to protect the tens of thousands of photos taken in Poland during the Warsaw Rising. Incredible story!
The US Senate has adopted a resolution recognising the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, and expressing its recognition for the courage and heroism of Polish Home Army soldiers fighting for the liberation of Poland from German Nazi occupation.
Anna Jakubowska, codename Paulinka, is a decorated war hero who fought in the Warsaw Uprising to retake Poland's capital. After the war she was imprisoned by the communists and later went on to be an active member of Solidarity.So she, like every member of the Warsaw Uprising, deserves Poland's respect and protection. Not just on holidays and commemorations, but every day. Which is why the City of Warsaw has a special place for former Warsaw Uprising and Resistance members.Discover the story of this home in this moving documentary.
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.'