August 5th to 12th, 1944 – The Wola massacre – 40 to 50,000 people were killed.

From August 5th to 12th, 1944, 40 000 to 50 000 civilians and insurgents were killed in the Wola district of Warsaw by the Wehrmacht during the Warsaw Uprising. Other massacres took place at the same… Continue reading August 5th to 12th, 1944 – The Wola massacre – 40 to 50,000 people were killed.

On this day 30 years ago, only three years after the collapse of communism, opened the first McDonald’s in Poland, Ul. Świętokrzyska in Warsaw.

On this day, June 17th, 1992, only three years after the collapse of communism, opened the first McDonald’s in Poland. The restaurant was located in central Warsaw on the corner of Swietokrzyska and Marszalkowska streets in the former SEZAM commercial Center. The restaurant was officially inaugurated by Jacek Kuroń, then Minister of… Continue reading On this day 30 years ago, only three years after the collapse of communism, opened the first McDonald’s in Poland, Ul. Świętokrzyska in Warsaw.