President Andrzej Duda, Mayor of Warsaw Rafał Trzaskowski and numerous insurgents took part in Thursday's commemorations in Warsaw, which are part of the events to mark the upcoming 76th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Warsaw Rising Museum the ten podcasts use geolocation technology to describe the history of key Uprising places which have since disappeared from the map.
The identity of the 93-year-old former female concentration camp guard is being withheld from the public so that she does not go in to hiding as Poland’s IPN issues a European Arrest Warrant.
The painting was held in the collections of the National Museum in Warsaw before the outbreak of the war. It will now be kept in strict quarantine for a week before undergoing conservation and taking its place in the gallery among other paintings by Malczewski.
The building at 126 Chmielna Street is not only a rare reminder of what central Warsaw looked like before the war, but also bears the scars of the city’s 20th century history.
Born in Warsaw in 1912, the life of Kazimierz Leski who went on to head up the counter-espionage activities of the ultra secretive Musketeers resistance group, is still relatively unknown.
Taking to Twitter, the PM said that Poland’s plan to protect with economy will help bridge the gap with the richest countries, as Warsaw Uprising hero Wlodzimierz Wisniewski is seen praising people’s solidarity in dealing with coronavirus.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
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…