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Henryk Slawik rescued thousands of Polish refugees, both Jews and gentiles, from Nazi oppression during World War II. After participating in the defense of Poland in 1939, Slawik escaped from a POW camp in Hungary and spent the war years in Budapest, where he led the Citizen's Committee to Aid Polish Refugees. In this capacity Slawik provided Polish Jews residing in Hungary with false Aryan documentation, and helped establish an orphanage for children who unbeknowst to the authorities were…

7 Polish Heroes The World Should Know Of On The 75th Anniversary Of WWII

September 2014 marks the Anniversary of Hitler’s invasion of Poland and the outbreak of World War II. To commemorate this event we prepared a list of Seven Poles who should be remembered for their heroism, hard work and compassion.

The lacemakers of Koniaków, a circle of village matrons at work in the mountains, with a view of the Beskid range in the background, and a ...

Spinning a Yarn or Two: The Subversive Art of Crocheting

Koniakowskie koronczarki - handmade lace made in Koniaków in the Beskid mountains, Poland

A Polish shepherd plays a kobza for his flock of sheep

A Polish shepherd plays kobza for his flock of sheep

Miechov Kielce, Poland, Tzimberknipf family dressed in national rural style. All of them perished apart from the two children sitting on the left.

Miechov Kielce, Poland, Tzimberknipf family dressed in national rural style. All of them perished apart from the two children sitting on the left.

"Wigilia - traditional Christmas Eve supper in Poland" - click to read an article about the Wigilia custom in Poland

The Wigilia supper and remnants of ancient Slavic customs Preparations for Christmas, celebrated on and December, begin many days before – people collect the most important ingredie…

historia-polski: “ Poland photographed by Hans Hildenbrand for National Geographic, 1930s. ”

historia-polski: “ Poland photographed by Hans Hildenbrand for National Geographic, ”

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