Poland cracked the secrets of the Reich

During the Second World War, Poland and Britain cooperated closely and shared some joint victories in the air battle for England, Narvik and Monte Cassino. But that’s not all. The contacts among the secret services of both countries were also of significant importance. Lesser known pages from the history of Polish-British cooperation in this period…


Tomasz Sikorski: Wiesław Chrzanowski was always able to take the right side

He survived the Second World War, the communist period and the first years of the formation of the post-1989 Third Polish Republic, while remaining faithful to his values and beliefs. Although consistently defending his principles, he went down in history as a man constantly seeking dialogue and compromise. What shaped Wiesław Chrzanowski and what does…




Dr. A. Buława: November Night is "the second Warsaw Uprising"

On November Night, the lower classes of the Warsaw community joined the young cadets. According to Dr. Adam Buława, a historian from the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, some historians even use the term “the second Warsaw Uprising”, as the first was the April 1794 insurrection.   Polish Press Agency: One of the historians…


The suffering and scale of destruction of Polish lands during the Great War is seldom present in the Western historical narrative

World history is written mainly by Western historians from the perspective of the experiences of their own countries and nations. Thus some topics like the suffering and scale of the destruction of Polish lands during the First World War are almost absent in historical narratives or journalism, says Prof. Andrzej Chwalba,  a historian from the…


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