Testimony of truth
A testimony of Lucyna Adamkiewicz, World War II veteran, Home Army soldier and prisoner of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Some 100 aeroplanes and helicopters, 1,500 troops and dozens of military vehicles took part in an annual parade in Warsaw as Poland marked Armed Forces Day.
"Aleksander Ładoś took the risk of saving people. Ładoś decided that he would not hide behind diplomatic custom and that he would become a document counterfeiter". About Aleksander Ładoś – a Polish diplomat and a leader of a secret action by the Polish diplomats and Jewish organizations who helped save several hundred Jews – we talk with his successor Jakub Kumoch, the Polish ambassador to Switzerland.
After nearly 75 years and following more than one year of negotiations, Poland reacquired the so-called Eiss Archive, one of the largest collections documenting rescue operations of endangered Jews by the Polish diplomatic corps. The acquisition was announced jointly by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Bern, the Ministry of Culture & National Heritage and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.
“We must acknowledge that we - in 2018 - have an objectivity and sense of perspective that those making the decision in 1944 simply did not and could not enjoy.” On the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Warsaw Rising, we propose you an interview with Professor ROGER MOORHOUSE – historian and author specialising in modern German and Central European history, with particular interest in Nazi Germany and the World War in Europe.
Archbishop Aleksander Kakowski’s entire life was dedicated to Poland and inextricably tied to its fate. In pastoral letters, he urged Poles to enkindle in themselves a love of the homeland and reject rampant nationalism and growing anti-Semitism.