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.
This Monday, August 1st, 2022 was an important day for Varsovians. At 17h, the 78th Anniversary of the Godzina W “‘W’ Hour” will be celebrated. Continue reading Warsaw Uprising 78th Anniversary – the capital remembered the heroes!
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’
Today, is an important day for Varsovians. At 17h, the 77th Anniversary of the Godzina W “‘W’ Hour” will be celebrated. Continue reading Warsaw Uprising 77th Anniversary – At 17h, today, the capital remembered the heroes!
Jan Karski “Jan Kozielewski” was born on June 24th, 1914 in Łódź. Raised in a Catholic family, he grew up in a multi-cultural neighborhood, the majority of the population was Jewish. After intensive military training in the school for mounted artillery officers in Włodzimierz Wołyński, he graduated in 1936 and ordered to… Continue reading Jan Karski, one of the Righteous Among the Nations, the man who alerted Churchill and Roosevelt about the Warsaw Ghetto and the horrors against the Jews.
Today is the National Day of Remembrance of Poles Rescuing Jews under German Occupation. 6,992 Poles of Poland have been named Righteous Among the Nations. Among them… Continue reading National Day of Remembrance of Poles Rescuing Jews under German Occupation