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History has always been an important element of life in Poland. Share your reflections on Poland's past. (page 12)
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Christian Crusaders and Teutonic order in Poland
11 - Inform yourself. " The effects of the Crusades were mainly felt in Europe and in the Byzantine...

HistoryTrevek - 27 Jun 2010 / Natasa - 27 Jun 2010
Why Poles love Russia   2   3
84 - What do you want? You must pay for centuries of slavery. Wait a little and you will see...

HistoryPolonius3 - 8 Jun 2010 / ConstantineK - 26 Jun 2010
Polish WWII Survivors Conference
2 - It is great to read about this conference. We are organising a similar conference in Uganda at the Polish...

Historyandrzejzbuffalo - 18 Sep 2009 / wakiku edward - 20 Jun 2010
SCANDAL: Dyl Sowizdrzał was really Dyl Ulenspiegel (Till Eulenspiegel), and not Polish!
18 - it was never ours from the start.. he always was slovak.. jeez...

HistoryTorq - 19 Jun 2010 / plk123 - 20 Jun 2010
Poles as Iroquois of Europe   2
41 - Just start a new thread lol....

HistoryIronside - 14 Jun 2010 / Borrka - 19 Jun 2010
The great mistakes of Poland's history?   2   3   4   ...   6   7
191 - Not thinking about the future :)...

HistoryBorrka - 4 Apr 2010 / Seanus - 18 Jun 2010
Leon Feldhendler: A hero murdered?   2
37 - Nice of you to finally drop the pretense of not reading my posts. As to Wroclaw, no I'm not...

HistoryMareGaea - 13 Jun 2010 / Harry - 15 Jun 2010
Actually, there never was any Polish-German hatred   2   3   4   5
150 - background info likewise... Judging by 'Sensen', that would be a song dated somewhere around the Kosciuszko Uprising. Bloodthirsty...

HistoryKsysia - 3 Apr 2010 / nott - 10 Jun 2010
WOULD EUROPE BE SAFER IF ŚLĄSK, SCOTLAND ET AL WERE FREE?
22 - Pol3 really thinks in mysterious ways. No, crime is crime....

HistoryPolonius3 - 23 Aug 2009 / Seanus - 6 Jun 2010
'Poland: A Knight Among Nations' - Book about Poland by an American Author, dated 1907   2
50 - hey, i can pull random quotes too. if you're gonna do that then at least write down the page...

Historymadparasol - 3 Jun 2010 / madparasol - 5 Jun 2010
Heil Poland!.....? Poland is a pro-Nazi state?   2   3   4
101 - Well I guess Sasha went through those same books but I don't call him "Ruski" or "Kacap" I can't...

HistoryConstantineK - 3 May 2010 / Mr Grunwald - 3 Jun 2010
DID THE COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT OF POLAND CENSOR MAIL IN AND OUT OF POLAND
28 - Yes it was built specifically to destroy armour...but not to counter the Soviet threat , it was not around...

Historyguzzler - 18 May 2010 / wildrover - 1 Jun 2010
Miracle of the Vistula 80th anniversary?   2
55 - Indeed. Denikin's forces were close to capturing Moscow. Pilsudski was a man of principle however and refused the...

HistoryPolonius3 - 28 May 2010 / Ozi Dan - 1 Jun 2010
Polish soldiers in '68 made Czech men to drink beer from his shoes...   2
34 - Care to elaborate these contradicting statements? Thanks. >^..^< M-G (tiens)...

HistoryKsysia - 4 Feb 2010 / MareGaea - 29 May 2010
Wespazjan Kochowski and the Polish messianism
10 - You're welcome>...

HistoryLeonis - 23 May 2010 / noreenb - 27 May 2010
Casimir the Great (Kazimierz Wielki) started anti-Semitism?   2
57 - Sure, Jews greedy, but it was the Polish land magnates who had the decision making power. Same...

HistoryPolonius3 - 17 May 2010 / joepilsudski - 22 May 2010
Slovakian misrepresentation of Polish history   2
32 - Come on moderator, we were just discussing the similarities of the Afrikaans and Dutch languages, which is pertinent to...

Historyhague1cmaeron - 16 May 2010 / hague1cmaeron - 18 May 2010
Anita J. Prazmowska's "The Polish Century"
24 - Does she have merit? On the surface, she is only climbing on the Holocaust circuit and she is...

HistoryMareGaea - 10 May 2010 / 1jola - 14 May 2010
A General's Honour documentary, directed by Joanna Pieciukiewicz
5 - Yes ... right there. If Polish people are in the Netherlands, be sure to visit the museum...

HistoryStu - 10 May 2010 / Stu - 10 May 2010
"Europa" - An article about recent history of Poland
15 - Lets not use the word "left" they're leftist in name only, they're not even communist by ideology, basically...

HistoryAdamKadmon - 8 May 2010 / Sokrates - 9 May 2010
To Understand Poland 39-89 (L.U.C - TRIBUTE TO STEFAN STARZYŃSKI)
17 - There are some bits I don't like but other than that it's amazing! It's a pity that no other...

HistoryGregrog - 5 May 2010 / vetala - 6 May 2010
Happy Constitution day! 3 May 1791 (Poland Constitution)
14 - A good number of Wroclaw youth and myself marked the occasion in usual style by attending a gig...

HistoryHusariawiktoria - 3 May 2010 / Wroclaw - 4 May 2010
How was Poland compensated after World War 2   2
45 - What good will??? Good will for whom, for what, from whom??? As a one time gift? Regular??? Who...

HistoryCzarnkow1940 - 7 Mar 2010 / Bratwurst Boy - 2 May 2010
Closed: The Polish Blame Culture!   2   3   4   ...   11   12
332 - Then why do you continue to insult people, Nanook? ;)...

HistoryAmathyst - 25 Apr 2010 / TheOther - 29 Apr 2010
Polish-Moroccan mutual relations   2   3
67 - I would love to see millions of Moroccans move to Poland and change the complexion of the country. I'm...

HistoryTorq - 18 Apr 2010 / guzzler - 26 Apr 2010
Anger at yet another Polish tragedy
30 - Thanks for that nice article on Poland. I look forward to reading Rita Cosby's book on her...

HistoryMarcinD - 11 Apr 2010 / MediaWatch - 24 Apr 2010
Poland's 20th century and modern national heroes?
4 - General Fieldorf aka "Nile" General Leopold Okulicki aka "Bear cub" There are quite a few 'heroes' who...

HistoryPoughkeepsie - 18 Apr 2010 / Ozi Dan - 19 Apr 2010
The heroic jump of the 1st Polish Independent Paratrooper Brigade   2   3
83 - Det gör detsamma. :) Whatever he says there should be the evil Russian trace. Check his posts each of...

HistoryAirborne - 25 Sep 2007 / Sasha - 16 Apr 2010
Jagiełło's blunder or design?
6 - Lithuania was technologically two hundred years behind Poland and the Teutons and it had less than 1/10th population...

HistoryPolonius3 - 4 Apr 2010 / Sokrates - 5 Apr 2010
Polish resistance group under II World war in Denmark
19 - YES I AM!...

HistoryJola - 17 Nov 2006 / Mr Grunwald - 5 Apr 2010
Battle of Arnhem 64th Aniversay - Polish Paratroopers
10 - Perhaps the threads should be merged....

HistoryPhil33101 - 5 Oct 2008 / jonni - 4 Apr 2010
Piłsudski, like Hitler and Stalin (according to some Lithuanians)   2   3   4
105 - Poles made uprisings just like that, Poles never needed any excuse to do anything their acts are always...

HistoryMr Grunwald - 24 Mar 2010 / Mr Grunwald - 4 Apr 2010
Lord Conway's rule and Poland in 1772   2
35 - Well, much later, Churchill suggested the same. He was seen as anti-Semitic and somewhat of a Polonophobe. Let's...

HistoryIronside - 31 Mar 2010 / Seanus - 3 Apr 2010
Hitler had Parkinson's - had to accelerate his war plans
17 - no one knows what Stalin did, some people know but majority do not give **** as holocaust word only...

HistoryVarsovian - 31 Mar 2010 / Marek11111 - 2 Apr 2010
Which nation were the biggest pussies of WWII?   2   3   4   5
122 - ;) People are sick animals....

HistoryWroclaw Boy - 16 Mar 2010 / Nathan - 31 Mar 2010
Does Poland deserve credit for the 1989 Revolution?   2   3
73 - in Poland or in general in eastern Europe?...

HistoryHarry - 6 Aug 2009 / Crow - 30 Mar 2010
Yalta Conference and Poland   2   3
75 - WWII for Poland 12,5 million citizen's less people with university education survived about 6 percent of population Warsaw destroyed,...

HistoryPrince - 5 Feb 2009 / Ironside - 28 Mar 2010
"SOLIDARNOŚĆ" is just a word for Polish people?   2
47 - Poland for ever....

HistoryJabwaw - 1 Apr 2008 / kh siarko sanok - 27 Mar 2010
Polish Atlantis (pre-war Warsaw, Poland in pictures).   2
32 - You mean the building that's mostly the Traffic bookshop. Quite a few buildings round that part of...

HistorySokrates - 23 Oct 2009 / jonni - 26 Mar 2010
I would talk to you about our King WŁADYSŁAW WARNEŃCZYK
6 - if we (Slavs from Baltic to Balkan) were lucky, if God blessed us, we could establish most powerfull state...

HistoryCrow - 17 Aug 2008 / Crow - 26 Mar 2010
Morally bankrupt kleptocracy: Hounded by Reds pre-89, then by "Democrats"
2 - * Shouldn't this be in Polish Politics & History rather than Off-Topic? * The people who wield power...

HistoryVarsovian - 9 Mar 2010 / melsomelyb - 24 Mar 2010
A rare Polish medal
14 - Actually it wouldn't be so stupid idea.It's the thing Polish ppl never learn-that sometimes it's wise to just keep...

Historyespana - 22 Mar 2010 / Lenka - 23 Mar 2010
Historical Polish parades
6 - Not after WW2 as they were commmies lol and to the pre WW2 not likely either as Poland and...

Historygrubas - 20 Mar 2010 / Mr Grunwald - 20 Mar 2010
The Gustloff - one of the worst maritime disasters that seemed to never have happened   2   3
66 - Of course, why didn't we all think of that earlier? You create a nonsensical "fact" of the...

Historyspiritus - 9 Mar 2010 / skysoulmate - 20 Mar 2010
Weapons of WWII (Poland and other countries)   2   3   4   ...   7   8
239 - The best weapon... This thing made all the difference. Too bad the chosen ones got to write on...

HistoryWroclaw Boy - 1 Oct 2009 / DariuszTelka - 19 Mar 2010
Google Earth WWII aerial images
5 - Yes, this is Royal Castle. Here's the most known building in post-war Warsaw - PKWiN and how it...

Historyconvex - 18 Mar 2010 / Gregrog - 19 Mar 2010
just before the war the Polish/Ukrainian szlachta learned Ukrainian   2   3   4   ...   8   9
243 - Thank you :-) Nice blog by the way!...

HistoryKsysia - 1 Mar 2010 / time means - 18 Mar 2010
What would they think of today's Poland...?
16 - They would be pleased for some very simple reasons: 1) National safety - needless to say, this has...

Historypgtx - 16 Mar 2010 / Seanus - 17 Mar 2010
Is There A Polish Foreign Legion?
30 - He was indeed. Even in his NKVD mug shot his face still resonates pride and an indomitable posture....

Historyjasinski - 24 Jan 2010 / Ozi Dan - 12 Mar 2010
The WW2 Hero.. Henryk Sławik (1894-1944)
17 - She didn't get much of a mention in the film. Maybe she should have done?...

HistoryMcCoy - 1 Mar 2010 / Seanus - 2 Mar 2010
Adam Mickiewicz. What is his motherland: Poland or Lithuania?   2
33 - For me - yes (have no idea and, frankly, don't care where others apply mediocrity to, paintings?). Sell-outs for...

Historymatteroftaste - 22 Feb 2010 / Nathan - 28 Feb 2010
Were these Polish people communists?
16 - And so it should be. Shame the stuff he took out was among the best of it. ...

Historydominikus28 - 24 Feb 2010 / jonni - 27 Feb 2010
The relations: Church and III Reich (Kosciol-NS Niemcy)
16 - I'm not a specialist in this area, so I even won't try to play the wisest. In Wikipedia...

Historystefanos - 21 Feb 2010 / marqoz - 22 Feb 2010
Can Poland allow itself to refuse Slavija?
29 - I was recently in Morava and I saw history of Greater Morava as Crow presents it.For sure people there...

HistoryCrow - 6 Feb 2010 / Exiled - 22 Feb 2010
Books on the Partitions of Poland?
5 - Beware with details from Davies - he's missing and outing some balls in his Playground....

HistoryNowak - 12 Feb 2010 / marqoz - 21 Feb 2010
Life magazine 1.09.39 and sattelite pictures?
3 - Wonderful piece, indeed. Thanks TIT. It's cartographers work, of course. I've seen this kind of shading the mountains...

HistoryTIT - 21 Feb 2010 / marqoz - 21 Feb 2010
Early begginings of `democracy` and Polish contribution to it
6 - yes but only szlachta was a nation......

HistoryCrow - 24 Apr 2009 / jeden - 20 Feb 2010
Count Lubieniecki the killer - have you seen that yet?
5 - Respect....

HistoryKsysia - 17 Feb 2010 / jeden - 18 Feb 2010
WWII - Wolf's Lair. Valkyria operation had place in Poland's bunker complex.
10 - East Prussia then... The war would probably last longer......

Historydani - 9 Feb 2010 / Grzegorz_ - 10 Feb 2010
Ukrainians working in Poland in the 90s   2
34 - Funny, I seem to recall reading about a lot of tension in the inter-war period and a lot...

HistoryKsysia - 4 Feb 2010 / Trevek - 7 Feb 2010


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