Bolesław Biega (July 21, 1922 – May 24, 2023), nom de guerre “Pałąk,” a revered Home Army soldier and a key participant in the historic Warsaw Uprising, has sadly passed away Wednesday, May 24th evening, at the age of 100. While his remarkable military achievements and leadership roles as a platoon and company commander in the renowned “Kilinski” Battalion are renowned, he will forever be … Continue reading Bolesław Biega, Hero of the Warsaw Uprising Wedding, Passes Away at 100
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!
At 12h, today, April 19th, Warsaw remembers the heroes of the Ghetto who fought against the horror of the nazis 79 years ago. Since 2018, the sirens are turned on, but this year the organizers and the City Hall wanted a minute of silence in respect for the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees staying in the Capital, a wish not respected by the government. … Continue reading 79th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – The alarms will ring at 12h against the will of the organizers
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’