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.

War in Ukraine – Almost 1/2 million refugees in Warsaw agglomeration, Almost 300,000 in the Capital / +4.8 million crossed the border in Poland, 1.3 million stayed (Updated – 17.07.22)

Since Thursday, February 24th, at the first hours of the invasion of Russia by the troops sent by Putin, Poland welcomed Ukrainians. The order of the Polish government is clear, any Ukrainian coming to the Polish border will be welcomed in Poland. Poland is the country out of Russia and Belarus sharing the largest border with Ukraine, with more than 500 kilometers. Since the beginning … Continue reading War in Ukraine – Almost 1/2 million refugees in Warsaw agglomeration, Almost 300,000 in the Capital / +4.8 million crossed the border in Poland, 1.3 million stayed (Updated – 17.07.22)

The little history in the great History remembered this morning in Warsaw – The Jewish children cigarette sellers of the ‘Plac Trzech Krzyży’

Outside the Ghetto, hiding was not always the method chosen by the Jews who escaped from the Ghetto. A group of young intrepid aged from 6 to 16 simply jumped into the jaws of the lion and visible to everyone… Continue reading The little history in the great History remembered this morning in Warsaw – The Jewish children cigarette sellers of the ‘Plac Trzech Krzyży’

180 years ago, in October 1841, was inaugurated one of the first ‘commercial-center’ of Warsaw!

In October 1841, 180 years ago, was inaugurated one of the first ‘commercial center’ of Warsaw, Gościnny Dwór. Located on the Żelazna Brama Plac (the Iron Gate Plac) (destroyed in 1818) also called ‘Targowica’ (the marketplace), Gościnny Dwór was until WWII a major trading and marketplace. Prior to the construction of the Gościnny Dwór building, the Plac was occupied since 1829 by a market called … Continue reading 180 years ago, in October 1841, was inaugurated one of the first ‘commercial-center’ of Warsaw!