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Photographer Julien Bryan comforts a ten-year-old Polish girl named Kazimiera Mika, whose older sister was killed in a field near Jana Ostroroga Street in Warsaw during a German air raid by Luftwaffe (September 1939)
A member of the Jędrusie, an underground group of Polish partisans who carried out attacks against German forces during WWII. Photo taken circa 1942.
Polish poster from September Campaign
An unusual book has been published in Polish: The Private Lives of the SS in Auschwitz. It contains testimonies of young Polish women who, during the war, were forced to work at the homes of officers and non-commissioned SS officers from the staff of the camp. The English edition of the book is being prepared. More: en.auschwitz.org/...
A previous pinner: "this photograph intrigues me so much! why isn’t this the most famous photo from 9/11 instead of the falling man? isn’t 2 people holding hands after jumping more significant than 1 man? were they friends or lovers? or just strangers who were too scared to jump alone? it shows that people need a helping hand even in their final moments"
Gdańsk - German attack on the Polish Post Office defended by the office staff.