Poland's Senate adopted a resolution on Wednesday commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the role of Polish pilots, among other heroes in view of the importance of the battle for the course of World War II.
'Buckwheat,' a watercolour painting by Stanislaw Maslowski lost during World War Two, has been restored and handed over to the National Museum in Warsaw by Deputy PM and Culture Minister Piotr Glinski on Tuesday.
Known for helping her patients without wearing gloves during treatment so as not to frighten and discourage them, Wanda Błeńska who died at the age of 103 cured thousands of Ugandans of leprosy.
New design aims to give peace a chance by changing a military base into a place of prayer.
VIDEO: If the unexploded ‘Tallboy’ bomb dropped by the RAF during World War Two goes off, a seismic wave could threaten nearby port infrastructure and bomb shrapnel could break through the water’s surface threatening local residents. Above ground, the bomb has a destructive range of two kilometres.
The wounds inflicted by the Germans on Poles are still alive today, German Ambassador to Poland Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven said recounting World War Two in a Wednesday interview for PAP. He also supported plans to erect a memorial to Polish war victims in Berlin.
The yellowing paper found in the carpenter’s workshop in Łańcut was handed over to a local historian who, through meticulous research, uncovered a trail of human bravery leading from a Nazi-German labour camp in Będzin, through to a frail old lady in modern-day Gdańsk.
Practically untouched for decades, the wreck contains items ranging from military vehicles to porcelain, as well as many mysterious boxes with unknown contents, which are already capturing people’s imagination.
Barbara Wojnarowska was saved from the hell of the Warsaw Uprising only to land in hell on earth. Auschwitz. As a little girl Barbara fell into the hands of the so-called 'Angel of Death' Dr Josef Mengele. A warped, sadistic crusader for the Nazi's racial insanity, Mengele subjected his victims to cruel and pointless experiments. Barbara was one of the children he choose to torture.
Trapped in the port in Tallinn, the pride of the Polish underwater fleet made an audacious escape under fire, followed by a miraculous journey without navigational aids to Britain in waters infested with German vessels intent on sinking it.