Poland's Border Guard (SG), since the beginning of 2021, has deported 770 foreigners who resided in the country illegally, an SG spokeswoman has told PAP.
One of Poland’s major chroniclers of the Holocaust, Posmysz survived three years in German captivity to become an award-winning journalist and author.
The international community needs to advocate more for Ukrainian citizens deported to Russia, if it wants to consider itself “free, democratic and law abiding”, the Polish prime minister has said.
A Lithuanian investigative website has published for the first time the files of 50 Polish Army soldiers who were captured by the Soviets after returning to their homeland in 1951 and deported to remote regions of the Soviet Union.
Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, in a letter on Wednesday commemorated the 80th anniversary of the deportation of Jews during Aktion Reinhardt.
Created in 1946 as part of a post-war nationwide school project, the pencil and crayon images obtained by TFN show the full, terrible experience of war from the perspective of children.
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.
In this episode of The Debrief, we are in the newly opened Sybir Memorial Museum in the city of Białystok, which aims to highlight centuries of Russian and Soviet deportations to Siberia.
Aviva Landau was due to visit Poland from Israel this month for the first time since leaving just after the end of the war and was keen to contact the family of her rescuer she remembers as Anna. But all she had was an old address scribbled on the back of an envelope…
Opening to coincide with the anniversary of Stalin’s invasion of Poland on 17 September, 1939, the Sybir Memorial Museum is the largest and most important institution dealing with deportations to Russia and later the Soviet Union.