Lidia Przerwa was last seen in 1947 when her husband was executed by firing squad over the deaths of three Soviet soldiers who had been transporting a woman they’d bought off her own husband.
Archaeologists working at the Tunel Wielki cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland in southeast Poland, say the girl with a chaffinch head in her mouth had come over with an army of invaders during the 1655 Swedish Deluge, a mid-17th century invasion and occupation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Karol Wesołowski from the village of Skąpe near Poznań, was dubbed a hero by police after jumping in to a lake to save a woman whose car had spun out of control. After being diagnosed with Buerger's disease, a rare disease of veins and arteries, internet users quickly responded to his family’s plea for help.
EXCLUSIVE: TFN reader sends surprise package from the US containing an original June 1939 edition of NatGeo magazine. One article entitled ‘Pedalling through Poland’, details the adventures of photographer Dorothy Hosmer who travels from Kraków, to the Polish Tatra mountains and through territories of present-day Ukraine.
Taken in Wrocław by world-renowned photographer Chris Niedenthal, the photo shows a young, rosy-cheeked woman in a floral dress, leaning one arm against a concrete balcony as the other appears to brush back a lock of her raven hair. Originally published in a German magazine in 1982, the photo quickly became as iconic as the building itself.
The life of Maria Barr, whose photo went viral after being posted online with an appeal to help identify her, has taken a further step forward as more details about life, her marriages and her death are uncovered.
The Institute of National Remembrance published the photo on its Facebook page on 14 March in the hope of finding out who the woman was, what happened to her after the war and whether she is still alive – or whether her children or grandchildren are.
Shero Barbies, an amalgam of the words ‘She’ and ‘Hero’ are produced by the same company that produces the original Barbie dolls, Mattel, and are awarded each year around to inspiring women around the time of International Women’s Day.
Thousands of Poles took to the streets across Poland on Monday in a series of protests against the country’s strict abortion laws.
The number of women with pregnancy complications leaving Poland for an abortion has increased substantially following a near complete ban on abortion in the country.