“Project Eagle”. Polish intelligence agents in reports and documents of the American Office of Strategic Services (OSS)

In his latest book, John Micgiel takes us behind the scenes to reveal the joint operation of Polish and American intelligence at the end of the Second World War. “Project Eagle” is the remarkable story of the parachute-volunteers unit operating behind enemy lines. A story that has been almost completely forgotten. by Tomasz Kozłowski  …



Sendlerowa. W ukryciu ("Sendler, In Hiding")

Irena Sendler had to wait a long time for her biography to be written. Anna Bikont finally undertook this task, not only presenting the history of the colorful life and activities of Sendler, but also dealing with the many stories of the Jews who were rescued and survived the Holocaust, and showing the position of…


Upiór. Historia naturalna [Upiór. A Natural History]

Łukasz Kozak attempts to unearth the actual beliefs and lived experiences of people excluded from traditional historiography from the baggage of literary fiction, religious persecution, and academic prejudice, showing that fictional monsters were real people.   Polish folklore, especially its more esoteric and mystical parts, has been experiencing a massive revival of interest in recent…


A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland

After the introduction of martial law, the CIA launched a program to support the underground movement “Solidarity” with a budget of approximately $20 million. Throughout 1983-1990, money and specialized equipment flowed into Poland. In his book, Seth G. Jones pulls back the curtain on these sensational maneuvers. by Tomasz Kozłowski   The emergence of “Solidarity”…


Życie codzienne Polaków w Generalnym Gubernatorstwie w świetle ogłoszeń drobnych polskojęzycznej prasy niemieckiej [Poles’ daily life in the General Government in the light of classified ads of the Polish-language German press]

If you look into it carefully, the lens that is the classifieds of the time of the Nazi occupation, acquires bloody veins – as if it were not a tool made of cool glass, but a lens. by Wojciech Stanisławski   What can we do? We live. We live lives, which means we reside somewhere,…


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