Testimony of truth
A testimony of Lucyna Adamkiewicz, World War II veteran, Home Army soldier and prisoner of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Warsaw ZOO is marking 90 years in existence on Sunday with a birthday bash that includes a wide range of special events and attractions.
Following the Second World War and the decisions made by the Big Three in Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam, Poland, like several other Central and Eastern European countries, found itself in the Soviet sphere of influence. This was a consequence of the Red Army having liberated Polish lands from the German occupation.
For many soldiers, the dissolution of the Home Army in 1945 did not mean the end of the struggle for a just cause. On the contrary, the Red Army’s occupation of the territories of the Republic of Poland, resulting in the disbanding of the Polish Underground State, was the beginning of a new battle for a free Poland and its good name as well as, in time, a struggle to preserve historical truth.
We have come to pay homage to people, who created a chain of good hearts, Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski said Monday in Bern, Switzerland, at a ceremony honoring Polish diplomats who saved the lives of Jews during World War II.
A not too tall, somewhat skittish but extremely appealing steed became one of the symbols of independent Poland. Kasztanka, a chestnut mare, was so attached to her master Józef Piłsudski “that she acknowledged no one else but him.”