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History has always been an important element of life in Poland. Share your reflections on Poland's past.
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Give Poland back it's lost land !   2
53 - I wasn't aware of that, Archie Bunker. Thanks:-)...

Historyszeliga - 28 May 2015 / Lyzko - Yesterday
Royal Family still in Poland?   2
54 - @SASPoland Check what I wrote in the topic linked below. Could be some help. polishforums.com/genealogy/piechowski-family-80358/...

HistoryRileyS - 4 Apr 2010 / Awrite pal - Yesterday
Lobau, West Prussia. Is this now Lubawa in Poland, or Lobau in Germany?
5 - The above definitions are correct. Until 1871 Loebau was part of the Koenigreich (Kingdom) of Prussia. The province was...

Historylightalma - 9 Jan 2014 / arnona100 - 17 Jan 2017
Poland and Britain started WW2   2   3
71 - In and of itself, the premise of the present thread is incorrect. If what is meant is that foreign...

HistoryDougTales - 21 Feb 2012 / Lyzko - 16 Jan 2017
Foreigners who fought for Poland
13 - Racowie for free Poland. Poland without foreign troops. Poland in independent Intermarium. Defend Her. Defend Poland....

Historypawian - 15 Aug 2013 / Crow - 15 Jan 2017
How have Albanians wronged Poles in the past?   2
38 - My dear Angiee, I believe first of all, you have to cut your parents some slack, and calm...

Historyalbania22 - 20 Jun 2012 / Crnogorac3 - 13 Jan 2017
Polish conscripts to German army   2   3   4
110 - My dad was likewise drafted into the German army on his 18th birthday in 1943. Immediately upon the invasion...

Historyjochemczyk - 27 Nov 2011 / Schmokky - 12 Jan 2017
What is Poles opinion on Intermarium (Międzymorze)?
22 - Why are you that pessimistic. We can do it. Really. And Kosovo, and Intremarium. We can correct every injustice....

HistoryThanatos - 10 Jan 2017 / Crow - 12 Jan 2017
Whats the French Huguenots history in Poland? where did they settle Poland?
16 - Very true. Also true :)) Now what's interesting is that in Poland that was...

HistorySlavicaleks - 12 Sep 2012 / Atch - 12 Jan 2017
ANYONE KNOW WHAT POLISH REGIMENT OR AIR FORCE WAS MY STEP FATHER in WW2, HE WAS IN SCOTLAND
3 - The only man of that name in the Polish Air Force survived the War and returned to his birthplace...

HistoryBAGPIPESMAD - 2 Jun 2016 / R1268 - 2 Jan 2017
Looking for info on wartime Polish community in Manchuria
12 - Also, one thing I just noticed about the Poles interned at Oyama Inn is that they (along with the...

Historyarelis - 19 Dec 2016 / arelis - 20 Dec 2016
Is there a list of those in the Polish Army during WWII?   2   3
86 - @gumishu I'm hoping so, thanks for the help...

Historyjpwin26 - 14 Apr 2008 / Malik80 - 18 Dec 2016
Sensational : the biblical Philistines - were they Slavic people?
5 - Ziemowit this 'translation' is simply rubbish - and if Slavs migrated into central Europe from somewhere it was...

HistoryZiemowit - 15 Dec 2016 / gumishu - 16 Dec 2016
History behind Poland and Turkey's Relationship   2   3   4
105 - @dolnoslask Well if those refugees exist in the fırst place, it is certainly not the fault of Turkey...

Historybeyaz turk - 11 Nov 2011 / Wincig - 8 Dec 2016
When will you Poles give back German land and the cities which you robbed?   2   3   4   ...   18   19
551 - There is the interesting online Rastko Project, sponsored by Serbian Academy of Science and Arts. There is entire section...

HistoryPOLENGGGs - 3 Aug 2010 / Crow - 4 Dec 2016
The ongoing de-Germanisation of the Nazis and the Holocaust adds to Poland's Responsibility   2   3   4   5
122 - You Harry do have your role on this forum. Its some kind of virtual Gonorrhea....

HistoryPolonius3 - 22 Nov 2016 / Crow - 1 Dec 2016
"Quiet Hero" a book on Polish Survivors rarely heard - by Rita Cosby
27 - youtube.com/watch?v=Pn1xzeQy1Lk...

HistoryMediaWatch - 3 Jul 2010 / Piece of Polish - 28 Nov 2016
Need Help Identifying This Uniform
10 - @Bartkowiak I'd be guessing this man wears a uniform of the Border Protection Corps (Korpus Ochrony Pogranicza). Are you...

Historydawnan - 15 Aug 2016 / Veles - 24 Nov 2016
German history of my new home in Poland   2
31 - mafketise You don`t understand. What hypothesis on the origin of humanity? What "Out of Serbia" hypothesis? I didn`t...

Historyabaper - 18 Nov 2016 / Crow - 20 Nov 2016
What are Poland's pagan roots?   2
55 - moved from Have any original statues of Svetovid been found in Serbia, Crow? Or have any...

Historyjasinski - 30 Jan 2010 / Ziemowit - 10 Nov 2016
Restoration of Poland's Monarchy?   2
40 - Important: If you quote a non-English source, ALWAYS summarize / translate the relevant parts into English! May...

HistoryBarbastelle - 22 Jul 2014 / Marysienka - 31 Oct 2016
Would love some info about my found Polish stamps.
3 - Thank you for the response. :) I'll take your advice....

Historykings - 21 Oct 2016 / kings - 30 Oct 2016
Kaczynski's Legacy   2   3
88 - All Communist countries had certain factors common to their education systems. Education was very much 'managed' and had specific...

HistoryShawnH - 13 Apr 2010 / Atch - 25 Oct 2016
Time for Slavic Commonwealth around Poland as center   2   3   4
108 - hypothetical Intermarium? Hardly. Its necessity already. Anyway, theoretically, Intermarium would be open for any country that you mentioned....

HistoryCrow - 24 Jul 2010 / Crow - 22 Oct 2016
Whom do the people in Poland hate more: Germans or Russians?   2   3   4   ...   23   24
698 - True, for many Germans from generations past, Poland was merely farm land, fodder for the German Reich, whose inhabitants...

HistoryMareGaea - 8 Feb 2008 / Lyzko - 21 Oct 2016
Forgotten crime from Soviet occupation period - an article from Rzeczpospolita
6 - Merged: 60th anniversary of (almost) a Soviet intervention in PRL "(..)Tylko jeden raz, rozpoczęła się w Polsce...

HistoryRobertLee - 22 Jun 2011 / RubasznyRumcajs - 20 Oct 2016
Politics of Poland in past, present and future; your opinion
18 - One can`t be happy if lose loyalty to ancestors. Increase loyalty to ancestors, pay the price and walk with...

HistoryCrow - 26 Apr 2015 / Crow - 17 Oct 2016
Polish mathematicians who solved the Enigma machine   2
37 - Sorry I thought that movie was sci fi? Was I wrong?...

HistoryPrince - 2 Feb 2009 / Marsupial - 16 Oct 2016
Polish-Hungarian border exchange?
23 - Sure but as money have never been paid back it became a part of the Polish Crown and...

HistoryFehervary - 23 Sep 2016 / Ironside - 4 Oct 2016
Blue eyes of Gavrilo Princip for the independance of Poland. Was it worth?   2
41 - Blaming Serbs for WWI is fabrication of history. i would only quote comment of the Serbian president here, from...

HistoryCrow - 4 Mar 2011 / Crow - 2 Oct 2016
Conscripted to German Army, then the British Polish Free Army. How?
11 - Many Polish soldiers forced to fight for Germany some came over to the allied side, some captured prisoners...

HistoryTezBobrow - 24 Aug 2016 / dolnoslask - 19 Sep 2016
Battle of Grunwald 1410 The biggest medieval battle. Germans smashed.   2   3   4   5   6
174 - wow, older than the USA? THAT old? incredible... ;)) but yes, of course Poles achieved other things, too...

HistoryLukasz - 25 Sep 2007 / Linneus - 13 Sep 2016
How do Poles feel about 10th anniversary of 9/11   2
33 - It definitely shows the most disrespect possible. Just shows you what is happening in America since 'Barrack "Hussein" Obama'...

HistoryOWELL - 11 Sep 2011 / johnny reb - 11 Sep 2016
Polish military uniforms - collar markings
24 - It's definitely a uniform of Mountain Infantry, one of the Podhale Rifle Regiments at that time, the biggest...

HistoryOzi Dan - 18 Feb 2013 / 984562 - 26 Aug 2016
Poles also killed innocents   2
32 - Harry you're backpedaling or your geography is poor, what is western Ukraine according to you? Phew,...

HistoryBogdan26 - 14 Jul 2016 / Ironside - 27 Jul 2016
What Was Happening in Poland around 1905?   2   3
61 - By then, the pogroms were sadly in full force. grossmanproject.net/pogroms.htm Many Polish citizens (and back then, Poland...

Historyliteraturecat - 16 Oct 2009 / Nickidewbear - 27 Jul 2016
Polish hatred towards Jews...   2   3   4   ...   36   37
1,092 - In a word, No. "Psy-ops" indeed!...

HistoryKONSKIEpelta - 1 Jan 2008 / jon357 - 17 Jul 2016
Poland in WWI   2
38 - Just chucking in an example of the chaos of WW1... Bronisław Malinowski, the famous anthropologist, was doing research in...

HistoryAtch - 1 Jul 2016 / Trevek - 11 Jul 2016
60th anniversary of the Poznan uprising!   2
60 - Don't forget he humiliated her directly after the elections that she won for him by floating rumors of a...

Historymafketis - 28 Jun 2016 / mafketis - 5 Jul 2016
Interesting memorial about 212 Polish soldiers
18 - Perhaps because the British trained a lot of them in England. They were under the SOE, however they were...

Historydtaylor5632 - 13 Oct 2011 / Trevek - 5 Jul 2016
How come Poles like Russians but not Germans?   2   3   4   5   6
177 - I'll answer with sincerity, Poles tend to 'lean' towards Germans. There're some areas where Russians can relate to with...

Historygluehapfel - 3 Jul 2013 / Skacia - 30 Jun 2016
A question regarding Christian/Pagan military alliance in First Millenium Central Europe
17 - Ok, it's 2016 now, I just happened to stumble upon this thread... I believe I migth have an answer...

HistoryDes Essientes - 1 Mar 2011 / Gielie - 27 Jun 2016
Polish Air Force 1939-45
8 - I have a friend whose (Polish) dad was in RAF. He has a log book. I'll ask if he...

HistoryGuest - 1 Aug 2008 / Trevek - 12 Jun 2016
POLISH IDENTITY-shift from communism to democracy
28 - One of the many reasons that the current regime want to stifle an independent media; basically they want...

Historymrpainte - 3 Nov 2010 / jon357 - 12 Jun 2016
Further Reading Online of Kazamierz III?
2 - The King has a headache. But, you can find satisfaction with good quality Polish sausage links. These have a...

HistoryCas Milosz - 3 Jun 2016 / landofthunder - 11 Jun 2016
Old Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Inheritance, Legitimacy, and Nobility.
8 - I somehow doubt it, to be honest... My mum said that according to a family legend her family...

HistoryPrzybyslaw - 5 Mar 2016 / Paulina - 8 Jun 2016
What Hitler really thought about Poles? Hitler's letter to Himmler 1944   2
48 - Not sure who is Polish and who is Half-baked and who is a Foreigner on this thread. But, if...

HistoryPennBoy - 19 Sep 2012 / landofthunder - 29 May 2016
13 of December - the anniversary of MARTIAL LAW in Poland   2
48 - Greneda... Yes, it is weird that OT Mr B was apparently a highly charismatic bon-viveur with an alarmingly...

Historymiranda - 12 Dec 2007 / Dougpol1 - 24 May 2016
Closed: In Memory of victims, who had their lives cruelly taken at Treblinka Death Camp in Poland   2   3
68 - The only Treblinka thread was closed. So I came here. Great film I watched tonight on local...

Historybeckski - 3 Sep 2010 / nothanks - 19 May 2016
Current Polish-Russian relations.. What do the Poles think? What about PiS?   2
52 - You mean the war crimes that were committed against the Serbs also right?.. Srebnica counts were found to...

HistoryAdrianK9 - 8 Mar 2016 / AdrianK9 - 16 May 2016
POLAND: EASTERN or CENTRAL European country?   2   3   4   ...   34   35
1,034 - All depends who (and how) is measuring... there are at least several other so called 'Centres of Europe' -...

HistoryPolson - 30 Oct 2007 / Jardinero - 12 May 2016
Question about Warsaw Ghetto (shared building?) and Monument
19 - Wait until we start seeing Macierewicz's brownshirts on the streets......

Historyskibum - 23 May 2010 / jon357 - 22 Apr 2016
Digital reconstruction of Warszawa - Miasto Ruin - rebuilding the destroyed Warsaw
29 - Merged: How postwar Warsaw was rebuilt using 18th century paintings A good article in The Guardian's "Stories...

Historypgtx - 28 Jul 2010 / jon357 - 22 Apr 2016
Seeking info on Courland
4 - thank you jon jon this is golden...

HistoryCas Milosz - 21 Apr 2016 / Cas Milosz - 21 Apr 2016
Is 5th partition of Poland possible? What kind? How? When?   2   3
72 - what about Poland's participation to Irak war in order to follow their friend bush? ;) For sure, Poland...

Historypawian - 13 Jan 2013 / InPolska - 9 Apr 2016
Website about Poland's History, would anybody like to contribute?
5 - Poland has had quite a few enemies through the years, Germans, Russians, Ukrainian and Lithuanian nationalists, some Jews (not...

HistoryPolandExplorer - 17 Feb 2014 / Lwow Eagle - 8 Apr 2016
History of two Neighbors: Poland - Germany Interrelations
4 - Absolutely. I wouldn't say "really common", but for instance - the Poznan Voivodship (province) in 1921 had 7.6%...

HistorySkacia - 6 Apr 2016 / delphiandomine - 7 Apr 2016
Association of Lovers of Lwów and Southeastern Kresy
19 - "Those educated under the communists don't know much about history" I can second that, the commies stole my...

HistoryLwow Eagle - 3 Apr 2016 / dolnoslask - 4 Apr 2016
Sarmatism in Poland   2   3   4
105 - Actually more of it from here - historyfiles.co.uk/ yes some of the maps and quotes I got from Wiki.......

HistoryLukasz - 8 Mar 2008 / AdrianK9 - 4 Apr 2016
Role of Serbian medieval cavalry in formation of Polish hussars
21 - Interesting...

HistoryCrow - 29 Oct 2009 / Fluffypanda - 1 Apr 2016


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