Category Archives: history

Last minute discoveries

This post marks a trio of Warsaw discoveries I didn’t have time to pursue, thanks to disease and the alternating inertia and flurry of departure.  Lady Ryder of Warsaw On a day of rain and gloom, I notice a faint … Continue reading

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Polish Independence Day

In Australia, we celebrate Armistice Day on November 11th, marking the end of World War 2. For Poland that date is momentous for other reasons. That was the day Polish sovereignty was restored after the country had been divvied up … Continue reading

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Warsaw Uprising

Today, August 1, is the anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Uprising, that moving and heroic attempt by the people of Warsaw to overthrow the vicious German occupiers. The Russian army was already in Praga, on the other side … Continue reading

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