ghetto

1943: A Rising Remembered
Though amounting to approximately a third of the capital’s pre-war population, the Nazi occupation saw the capital’s Jews confined within an area covering a paltry 2.5% of the town. Considered the largest and most significant Ghetto in the Third Reich, it was subsequently sealed off in November, 1941. “We...
Save The Wreck!

Save The Wreck!

Insider News 21 October 2017 0

Efforts are underway to rescue one of Warsaw’s great surviving war ruins from outright destruction. Substantially damaged towards the end of WWII, the building at Waliców 14 has become one of the city’s quirkier landmarks on account of its crowning feature: a shattered exterior wall adorned with a 1,400...
Hope Against Hope

Hope Against Hope

Features 8 September 2015 0

It’s a picture that has compelled people for decades: now, the search is on to find the girl pictured in one of the classic photos of post-war Warsaw. By Stuart Dowell | Photograph by profimedia/corbis/Reginald Kenny  Warsaw, 1946. A young girl, possibly 8 or 9 years old, although after...

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