Captured by Kazimierz Lelewicz, a prolific photographer who between 1945 and 1948 took hundreds of images documenting the death and subsequent resurrection of the city, 75 years on, his photographs are a poignant testament to both the realities of war and the steadfast determination to rebuild anew.
The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
Taking just over two days to complete, photographer Mariusz Zając’s labour of love shows the capital in its full, majestic glory - before the Second World War left it in ruins.
We go on the trail of a number of important Uprising documents found in a Warsaw rubbish skip…
Dr Tadeusz Krawczak from the Central Archives of Modern Records, where the documents and books are being kept, said that the materials are of huge historical value.
The pictures provide invaluable evidence on life in a camp that went largely un-photographed.
Appearing in a new two-part documentary to be screened on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the extermination camp’s liberation, Auschwitz Untold in Colour aims to bring the horrors of the Holocaust to contemporary audiences “so that we never ever forget the atrocities of the past.”
Arkadiusz Andrejkow pays homage to the people who once worked the land in a series of breath-taking paintings on the side of old farm buildings.
TFN talks with Marek Snowarski, the creator of a leading website on picking mushrooms, and finds out just what draws him to the forests.
The online map allows people to view an object such as a house from different angles, giving people an all-round view.