Israel has cancelled Holocaust-education trips this summer, claiming the Polish government is trying to control the Holocaust-studies curriculum taught to Israeli children.
Released tomorrow (May 24), What the Ermine Saw: The Extraordinary Journey of Leonardo da Vinci’s Most Mysterious Portrait by Eden Collinsworth reveals the astonishing history behind one of Poland’s most beloved national treasures and a painting that many rank as better that even Da Vinci’s best-know work the Mona Lisa.
Poland's ambassador to the US has protested against the use of the term "Poland’s concentration camps" in a CNN report.
Plundered by Germans at the end of WWII, the painting by Art Nouveau artist Edward Okuń is said to be worth over a million PLN.
At a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart, Polish president Andrzej Duda said there was a chilling similarity between the atrocities being committed by Putin’s forces and those carried out by the Nazis.
Polish historians have discovered how the commandant of Hitler’s concentration camp for Polish children in Łódź got away with his crimes after the war and lived a cushy life until old age in Munich.
Burnt to the ground by the Germans shortly after they annexed the city into the Third Reich in 1939, the find came during construction work on an ambitious mainline tunnel that will link the Fabryczna and Kiska railway stations.
In this episode of The Debrief, we find out more about a Polish film dating from the 1930s which has just been unearthed at the German Bundesarchiv in Berlin.
Made in 1931 by surrealist Warsaw artists Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, the anti-fascist film ‘Europa’ was intended to reflect an atmosphere of horror and all-pervading societal decline as Hitler rose to power in Germany.
Held by the newly-established KL Plaszow Museum, the commemorations will honour the memory of the 6,000 Poles arrested on August 6th, 1944.