Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color the flag of Poland. Color the bottom stripe red. The rest of the flag should be white. Did you know? Poland is located in central Europe, east of Germany. Poland’s constitution was ratified on May 3, 1791. Its Liberation Day from Nazi oppression was January 17, 1945. Poland measures slightly smaller than the state of New Mexico.
The territorial changes of Poland after World War II were very extensive. In 1945, following the Second World War, Poland's borders were redrawn following the decisions made at the Potsdam Conference of 1945 at the insistence of the Soviet Union. The eastern Polish territories, which the Soviet Union had occupied in 1939 (excluding the Białystok region) were permanently annexed, and most of their Polish inhabitants expelled. Today, these territories are part of Belarus, Ukraine, and…
World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.
A young man in the Warsaw ghetto eats some food. Ration cards allowed ghetto residents only 300 calories of food daily, a small fraction needed for sustaining health. Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland.