Ceremonies at the memorial to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising insurgents who fought in the Mokotow district of the Polish capital commenced Monday's observances marking the 78th anniversary of the city's revolt against its Nazi-German occupants.
President Andrzej Duda, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski and a group of insurgents took part in Saturday's commemorations in Warsaw, which started events to mark the upcoming 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Poland’s president has described the Volhynia Massacre, in which Ukrainian nationalists slaughtered around 100,000 Poles in the Volhynia and East Galicia regions between 1943-45, as “genocide.”
Poland, on Sunday, commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Smolensk air disaster, which killed 96 people, including Poland's then president Lech Kaczyński.
Sirens wailed at 8:41 a.m. across Poland on Sunday to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Smolensk air disaster, which killed 96 people, including Poland's then president Lech Kaczynski, during a landing attempt on a military airfield in western Russia.
President Andrzej Duda has commemorated in a letter Poles those who risked their lives to save Jews in Poland during the Second World War.
Occurring on the night of February 9th and 10th 1940, around 140,000 Poles were roused from their sleep in the first of four wartime deportation actions that would see several hundred thousand forcibly exiled from their ancestral home.
Held by the newly-established KL Plaszow Museum, the commemorations will honour the memory of the 6,000 Poles arrested on August 6th, 1944.
President Andrzej Duda, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski and a group of insurgents took part in Friday's commemorations in Warsaw, which started events to mark the upcoming 77th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Sirens wailed across the Polish capital at noon on Monday to mark the 78th anniversary of the start of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.