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History has always been an important element of life in Poland. Share your reflections on Poland's past. (page 4)
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The Riga Peace Treaty   2   3
64 - So people conscripted into an army and who died while serving "should be forgotten". That's magnanimous of you......

HistoryMilitaryMan - 18 Mar 2015 / jon357 - 19 Mar 2015
37th Infantry Regiment in Poland?
6 - Thanks looker, great information and media....

HistorySzybkowski - 10 Mar 2015 / Szybkowski - 19 Mar 2015
Gomułka -- a true believer and realist?
6 - ** Giving some semblance of equality to Polish-Soviet econ cooperation, he travelled by train to Moscow and came back,...

HistoryPolonius3 - 17 Mar 2015 / Polonius3 - 17 Mar 2015
Movie about Polish Fighter Squadron in the making
30 - Or simply not your particular point of view. Not an argument - a simple statement of...

Historyjon357 - 15 Mar 2015 / jon357 - 17 Mar 2015
An Aussie Digger gets a medal - Polish/Australian camaraderie during WW2?
6 - Hey mate - you must be! Please pass my compliments to your grandfather. Cheers ...

HistoryOzi Dan - 11 Mar 2015 / Ozi Dan - 16 Mar 2015
The Celts in Poland.   2   3
71 - I've previously observed of late (in another thread of this Forum, by the way) that certain Poles from around...

HistorySeanBM - 15 Dec 2008 / Lyzko - 15 Mar 2015
Pokłosie (film on Jedwabne)
16 - The film does not end with Poles crucifying a Jew. It ends with Poles crucifying a fellow Pole, because...

Historypolonius - 15 Nov 2012 / roccohalstead - 15 Mar 2015
The righteous among Ukrainians, massacres in "Wołyń" during WW2
12 - Slain in the Wołyń massacres care little for discussions here. But, righteous giving hope to those who live....

HistoryMr Grunwald - 25 Oct 2010 / Crow - 7 Mar 2015
Why is it ok to represent Polish history of WWII inaccurately in the film "Our Fathers, Our Mothers"?   2
36 - Have at least the courtesy to read the thread before posting here ***. We were talking about historic...

Historymehow - 22 Feb 2015 / TheOther - 1 Mar 2015
Why Cross of Valour with 2 bars was awarded to my father (Miszczyk / Bradley)?
4 - Copy and paste this link into the address bar of your browser and hit enter. kresy-siberia.org/won/files/2012/12/05_Grudzinski-Lista-Zolnierzy-Odznaczonych-4530.pdf...

HistoryEileensl - 28 Feb 2015 / ShortHairThug - 1 Mar 2015
Questions About the Reformation of the Husaria under Sobieski and Poland's Husaria
9 - Well, Crow, I think that you are exaggerating. This is true that the "progenitors" of Polish Hussars were Serbian...

HistoryDeathorFreedom - 20 Feb 2015 / Haylel - 22 Feb 2015
Poland's symbols for Love and Strength
7 - Did you click on the links?...

HistoryRich24 - 11 Feb 2015 / Rich24 - 16 Feb 2015
On the 1966 initiative of Poland and Italy screwed by ill-timed bombing of Hanoi
2 - Very interesting story. Big part of the "Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam" book is available here:...

Historyboletus - 19 Jan 2012 / Looker - 9 Feb 2015
Poland during the Renaissance   2   3   4   5
146 - I've just started working on a translation of Walenty Rozdzienski's Officina Ferraria (1612). The source version is available here....

Historygregrocks33 - 5 Mar 2011 / Tommo - 8 Feb 2015
Polish-Turkish alliance. Is it mistake, joke or real love?   2
35 - The Turks were never to be ignored by Poland or indeed by Australia. Someting in common there. I see...

HistoryCrow - 20 Jul 2010 / Marsupial - 5 Feb 2015
Polish - Scottish history - which part of Krakow did Scots settle?
4 - It turns out the author of this book works at the university in my city :) - here's...

Historydtaylor5632 - 30 Jan 2015 / Paulina - 31 Jan 2015
Polish history is 100% glorious   2   3   4   ...   9   10
289 - Merged: Polish History If you're half polish, it's not a reason to be shamed! It's reason to be...

HistoryHarry - 2 Aug 2010 / polishAn - 26 Jan 2015
Are Poles grateful to the Russians for winning the war?   2   3   4
120 - Still about the consequences of the war and about the gratitude : Well, none - European education...

HistoryKingAthelstan - 28 Sep 2011 / R.U.R. - 18 Jan 2015
Polish 304 SQUADRON IN THE RAF IN WW2 - Davidstow in Cornwall
16 - Thank you Looker, I appreciate the detail you have supplied...

HistoryWilliamVenning - 6 Feb 2007 / R1268 - 18 Jan 2015
Historia Wladyslawa, Krolewicza Polskiego I Szwedzkiego - Story of Wladyslawa, Polish and Swedish Prince
2 - I don't have much, and maybe even you saw this: books.google.pl/books?id=wwNpAAAAMAAJ&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=Wybierski It's from Google Books. Full copy is...

HistoryRwyber - 6 Jan 2015 / Looker - 17 Jan 2015
'Battle of Britain' won thanks to Polish aces !!   2   3   4   5   6
152 - Yes its only dog fights against the 109s that count in this argument, and then only before they were...

HistoryPolanglik - 1 Nov 2007 / rumplestiltskin - 16 Jan 2015
Finding locations of old Photos - Lublin, Lodz, or Pabianice?
6 - Not much to photograph nowadays except maybe the castle and a couple of buildings in the town centre....

Historygjene - 30 Dec 2014 / jon357 - 4 Jan 2015
ORP Orzeł Polish submarine in Estonian Press
10 - They've looked for it before, I don't know what new tech they have now that makes them think they...

HistoryGregrog - 1 Jan 2013 / InWroclaw - 2 Jan 2015
Free Poland Forces in Great Britain - Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire 1939-45
6 - In Shropshire, not too far from Newcastle under Lyme there was a resettlement camp for "displaced persons". A lot...

HistoryTim Bucknall - 30 Sep 2012 / Trevek - 28 Dec 2014
Did a lot of Hungarians moved to Poland during the partitions (1900?)
2 - I think that their destination wasn't Poland at that time - it was Austria. From 1867 to 1918 existed...

Historydominikus28 - 27 Oct 2010 / Looker - 28 Dec 2014
Kronika Wielkopolska, Kronika Słowian - Text
3 - The only thing what I've found are some listings in Google Books. You can't read it as a whole,...

HistorySemsem - 24 Nov 2010 / Looker - 28 Dec 2014
Poles in the Crusades to the Holy Land   2   3
71 - When Leszko Biały was asked by the bishop why he did not want to go to the Holy Land...

HistoryFilios1 - 20 Oct 2010 / Korwin - 15 Dec 2014
The history of landlords system and small farms in Poland
3 - until partitions it was arenda system in Poland...something like lease of land and estate...later small farms appeared after abolition...

Historyfrankdom - 5 Jun 2013 / gregy741 - 14 Dec 2014
Can anyone from Poland tell me about Auschwitz and The Ghetto?   2   3   4   ...   8   9
259 - Merged: British PM visits Nazi deathcamp Auschwitz in Poland thenews.pl/1/10/Artykul/190226,UK-PM-Cameron-pays-respects-in-Auschwitz auschwitz.org...

History_Fiish_ - 18 Feb 2009 / InWroclaw - 13 Dec 2014
People the Soviets planted in Poland   2   3
75 - Most politicians....

HistoryVarsovian - 27 Sep 2012 / jon357 - 16 Nov 2014
The Two Saddest Nations on Earth... Poles and Jews   2   3   4
118 - Merged: 3 Minutes in Poland - a home movie of Nasielsk's Jewish community 1 year before WWII ushmm.org/online/film/display/detail.php?file_num=5221...

HistorySire Brenshar - 14 Jun 2010 / InWroclaw - 16 Nov 2014
England's relations with Poland
18 - I'm still alive!...

HistoryDavid_18 - 24 Jun 2010 / David_18 - 8 Nov 2014
Ethnic, lingual and cultural relations between Poles and Lithuanians before WW1?
4 - 1/2 OT: to get some insight, if you read either Polish or Lithuanian, take a look at this dictionary,...

HistoryZiemniaczek - 31 Oct 2014 / marek2014 - 2 Nov 2014
Why HMG (Her Majesty's Government) abandoned Poland to the Soviets
30 - Oh I understand, you are ranting about off-topic issues in the thread about wwii and somehow it is...

HistoryOzi Dan - 16 Oct 2014 / Lolek24gotmypas - 26 Oct 2014
Poles and Russians -- love-hate relationship?   2   3   4   5   6
169 - As a pole I understand our relationship with russians. Russians have hurt us greatly. We were under russian imperial...

Historykozicki4 - 26 Jan 2006 / eliseusz - 14 Oct 2014
Is this the moment for Poles and all Slavs that they apologise to their old Gods?
8 - I still honour ROD the supreme slavic god who is still present in strong/important slavic words Cousin (Rodak), relatives...

HistoryCrow - 14 Dec 2010 / Katieisgrowly - 13 Oct 2014
Roman Dmowski-Patriot, Nationalist, Anti-Semite?   2   3
69 - No.On the base of nationality.If you knew anything about the subject you would know that Jews in Poland...

HistoryPennBoy - 24 Nov 2010 / Ihatechicago - 22 Sep 2014
East Prussia - German Poles who lived in pre-second world war in this area
5 - Mazurians were not Poles - they just happened to speak Polish before the Germanization was completed hehe ...

HistoryEast Prussian - 17 Sep 2014 / gumishu - 19 Sep 2014
What is the history of the area that surrounds Ponizie - Podlaskie Voivodeship?
2 - As far I know this area was Polish from XVI to XVIII century (until 1795). XIX - XX...

HistoryPolekerface - 6 Aug 2014 / Looker - 3 Sep 2014
Chances of Moscow becoming part of Poland again?   2
32 - Impossible. Times changed. Back in past, two factions of Slavdom/Sarmatia in wide sense (essentially it was Sarmats vs....

HistoryNathan - 16 Jul 2010 / Crow - 31 Aug 2014
Royal Castle of Warsaw - Etching picture? (would like to find it's origins)
7 - Thanks Astoria I thought it must have been a tourist thing. I will check out the site you...

Historychrismon - 23 Aug 2014 / chrismon - 25 Aug 2014
15 August 1920 - the battle of Poland with the Red Army
24 - Ok . Your citation comes from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metapedia You can also find there that some Wikipedia articles have been...

HistoryIronside - 15 Aug 2010 / RUR - 16 Aug 2014
Poland's January Uprisings of 1863   2   3
75 - Poland's January Uprisings of 1863 On 5 August 1864, 150 years ago to the day, Romuald Traugutt, the...

HistoryPatrycja19 - 13 Apr 2007 / AdamKadmon - 5 Aug 2014
Why is the Battle of Grunwald celebrated more than the Battle of Lubiszewo?
29 - Yes I agree and lets not forget it was T.O. that invaded Lithuania and Poland This battle really...

HistoryPolskiMoc - 4 Jul 2011 / Szalawa - 4 Aug 2014
Slavic vs Germanic thinking.... and the philosophical differences   2   3   4   ...   8   9
251 - Even though I am Polish and Slavic I would not say that Slavs are better than Germans or Germans...

Historysouthern - 9 Jun 2010 / Eliseusz - 3 Aug 2014
Lithuanians hate Poles?   2   3   4   5
145 - An assault on Freedom of speech ?...

HistoryPolonius3 - 6 Jan 2012 / R.U.R. - 2 Aug 2014
Did Polish farmer Krzysztof Azninski chop his own head off?   2
36 - Well, the story I read in a Polish source was different. It was with an ax and not...

HistoryRevokeNice - 7 Jan 2012 / Misiek1919 - 21 Jul 2014
Information needed about a Polish Medal with ribbon
3 - correct...

Historyrrobertscv - 20 Jul 2014 / Wulkan - 20 Jul 2014
Was the Polish/ Lithuanian commonwealth a European power?   2   3   4
111 - but, dilemma of this thread is clear... Was the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth a European power? what you think?...

Historyjasinski - 21 Mar 2010 / Crow - 13 Jul 2014
Why does the idea of a "Slavic Union" with Poland seem so popular on this site?   2   3   4
96 - hard to say. some do, and some don't. I think promoting peace between Russians and Ukrainians is at least...

HistoryRebirth - 21 Jun 2011 / Szalawa - 2 Jul 2014
Polabia back to Slavs?   2   3   4
113 - I think the correct term is raising awareness, In Germany almost no one knows they exist. Which is...

HistoryPolonius3 - 2 Jul 2011 / Szalawa - 29 Jun 2014
Poland is great Mother of all Slavs from Baltic to Balkan   2   3   4   5
150 - Actually, you are wrong. Most of the Slavs in the world, not only in the Slavic countries and...

HistoryCrow - 5 Mar 2010 / Crow - 27 Jun 2014
Pomerania -a Polish land since the creation of Poland and the German invaders.   2
57 - The people who communicate on this web site seem to be special German haters, they also do not seem...

HistoryMieszkoł Iszy - 1 Jul 2011 / outraed - 24 Jun 2014
The Bar Mleczny / Milk Bar (memories)
12 - What a wonderful times :P I like the picture below: saturator Simple method preventing glasses from stealing...

Historyrybnik - 24 Sep 2011 / Looker - 17 Jun 2014
Jaruzelski asked Soviets for assistance   2
52 - Bierut with Gottwald Gierek with Husak Jaruzelski with Husak Jaruzelski with Jasek: ...

History1jola - 9 Dec 2009 / Looker - 16 Jun 2014
Looking for This Photo of Main Street Warsaw WW2
4 - This is a very touching photograph... I would like to see more like this if anyone could attach here.....

HistoryJeff - 20 Feb 2010 / Looker - 16 Jun 2014
Why have Poles contributed so little to Academics? (Particularly Science)   2   3   4   5   6
180 - Polish? Since when! He was born in the USA, as were his parents and his grandparents. His father...

HistoryTheAttorney45 - 13 Oct 2011 / Harry - 13 Jun 2014
Is Vlad the Impaler or Vlad Tepes seen as a hero in Poland?
25 - Let us also don`t forget that one number of German rapports about Vlad Tepes represent fake stories. It is...

Historydoomer321 - 4 Jun 2014 / Crow - 10 Jun 2014
Piłsudski's Cadillac to be rebuilt
8 - Maybe you don't know this....But the EU was formed after WWII. Btw Pilsudski was a cosmopolitan, wanted...

HistoryPolonius3 - 15 Jul 2013 / sobieski - 4 Jun 2014
Documentary about Transformation in Poland since 1989
3 - story about Poland`s petting with west of Europe and Usa...

Historyantheads - 7 Dec 2013 / Crow - 4 Jun 2014


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