Eighty four years ago today, Nazi Germany attacked Poland, setting into motion the deadliest military conflict in history. But to justify war Hitler needed a reason – and that lay in a town called Gleiwitz.
It is under clear summer skies that Lublin is at its finest – an almost genteel quaintness that becomes instantly apparent when exploring its hushed, shaded courtyards and winding, little streets.
The project will see 8,000 shoes – most of which belonged to children – undergo a state-of-the-art conservation process aimed at slowing down their decay.
Twenty-four graves in the Gardelegen cemetery, northern Germany, where Poles burned alive by the Germans in 1945 are buried, have been desecrated, the Gardelegen Memorial has reported.
In this episode of The Debrief, we hear about plans to make a film based on the life of the Midwife of Auschwitz, Stanisława Leszczyńska.
Survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau have gathered to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp in the final months of World War Two.
The Polish-English book “Auschwitz Bauleitung. Designing a Death Camp” sets out in shocking detail how the full potential of German technology and industry took part in building the death apparatus that claimed the lives of 1.3 million victims.
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
The new museum at the site of the former Plaszow concentration camp which became immortalized in the film Schindler’s List will not just commemorate those that perished but will also dedicate itself to publicising the testimonies of the many that survived.
One of Poland’s major chroniclers of the Holocaust, Posmysz survived three years in German captivity to become an award-winning journalist and author.