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History has always been an important element of life in Poland. Share your reflections on Poland's past. (page 5)
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Poland provoked Germany to start WW2 by mobilising first   2   3   4
94 - Wow this is pure propaganda "Poland provoked Germany to start WW2" but coming from Germans that think of themselves...

HistoryPolonius3 - 10 Sep 2010 / Szalawa - 23 May 2014
The good deeds of other Nations to the Pole's
3 - Plus many families in the UK, of which Sue Ryder's is among the best known, who helped refugees who...

HistorySzalawa - 19 May 2014 / jon357 - 19 May 2014
What does it mean to be "Polish"? Why does Poland exist?
13 - Poles have own language and culture similar to other west Slavs and other Slavic people in general Poland...

HistoryKuba TK - 16 Nov 2013 / Szalawa - 19 May 2014
Poland: Her heroes and her traitors   2   3   4   5   6
162 - You can find much more information about Romuald Rais "Bury" on the web sites of IPN ( Instytut Pamięci...

Historypawian - 28 Dec 2009 / gask7 - 7 May 2014
Polish Easter Tradition is also pagan!   2
43 - Peter59 wrote: "It seems to have held very true this year, we had frost again this morning and...

Historypagan - 21 Apr 2014 / FUZZYWICKETS - 29 Apr 2014
Why don't they make a new movie about 1410? ( Battle of Grunwald )
6 - That was recently made not that long ago...

HistorySzalawa - 24 Apr 2014 / Szalawa - 24 Apr 2014
Khazars and their crimes in the Slavic lands of Poland   2   3
63 - As if they have not cashed in already when they practised Slavic slavery. This was a very lucrative business...

Historypagan - 17 May 2013 / pagan - 24 Apr 2014
Ukrainian-occupied Eastern Poland   2   3   4   5
135 - Sources for the opinion that Taras Shevchenko !?...

HistoryBarney - 14 May 2012 / Ziemowit - 23 Apr 2014
The Glagolitic alphabet - why Slavic people abandoned it?
24 - Not exactly commonplace and fortunately no suggestion of it returning/...

HistorySzalawa - 16 Apr 2014 / jon357 - 22 Apr 2014
A Story about a rich Jewish family of Belarus arround 1917.
2 - I just saw this! Good story....

Historygenecps - 16 Jul 2012 / f stop - 15 Apr 2014
Questions about Polish borders, Galicia and Cossacks.   2
50 - I am grandson of a man who left Poland to go to Romania in mid to late 19th Century....

HistoryDomPolski - 4 Jun 2010 / MPatnoi - 3 Apr 2014
Kashubians are nation in Poland?   2   3
80 - Identity today isn't based on ancient tribes. Some choose not to - that is their right....

HistoryBabylon - 1 May 2009 / jon357 - 26 Mar 2014
If Poles were antisemitic, would they ...?   2   3   4
104 - I want to say the creator of this thread has a very silly mindset considering the examples he listed....

Historypawian - 5 Aug 2013 / KochanaPatrycja - 23 Mar 2014
How difficult was it for Polish citizens to emigrate during the 1980's?
2 - A friend of mine's father worked in the UK in the 1980s, they were a known Solidarity family and...

Historynutellamonster - 16 Mar 2014 / day zha voo - 16 Mar 2014
WW2 Civilian Forced Labourer
8 - Hi CJ, Good to see another Aussie here. As Katheryn has touched on, after WW2 Poland was...

Historycherryjam - 17 Feb 2014 / Ozi Dan - 21 Feb 2014
Alexander the Great - Macedonski. Poland connection?   2   3   4   ...   6   7
205 - I reserve the right to respond to threads like this, in forums and in bloggs like this. ...

Historybledi_nowysacz - 21 May 2013 / Nick the Greek - 20 Feb 2014
Polish patriotic songs with anticommunist message
21 - Merged: A trailer for "Marzyli tylko o wolnej Polsce" documentary film. Marzyli tylko o wolnej Polsce - They...

Historypawian - 31 Aug 2010 / Jarowit - 18 Feb 2014
Polish Officer in NATO, Col. Ryszard Kukliński.   2   3   4   5
143 - Hero or traitor sometimes someone can be both at the same time. Poland was a country that was a...

HistoryPolonius3 - 13 Feb 2012 / maniak677 - 17 Feb 2014
The Grunwald Battle: Today is 600th anniversary of the greatest medieval battle.   2   3
66 - Read what the Ottomans chronicles write about "the greatest defeat of the Turks at the beginning of Islam" (January...

HistoryOlaf - 15 Jul 2010 / valdanys - 14 Feb 2014
The role of PSK during WWII?
5 - PSK:Pomocnicza Służba Kobiet [Women's Auxiliary Service] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_Auxiliary_Service_(Poland) pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomocnicza_S%C5%82u%C5%BCba_Kobiet Best regards. P....

Historylneri - 3 Dec 2013 / vodopad - 16 Jan 2014
Walesa says without meeting Mrs Thatcher in Gdansk Solidarnosc wouldn't have won
28 - Walesa takes full credit for exploding a system that imploded. As for Thatcher, let Elvis sing it... youtube.com/watch?v=K-BZIWSI5UQ...

HistoryHarry - 14 Jan 2014 / milky - 15 Jan 2014
I want to meet Lech Walesa, can anyone help me?
29 - I did give to him a chilean Documentary Film... he was nice.. and.. well now i must wait for...

Historypamelapalmaz - 22 Sep 2011 / pamelapalmaz - 14 Jan 2014
A potential war: Poland vs Lithuania. Who would win?
17 - Theme of the thread is nonsensical hearts of my people bleeding when see misunderstandings of Poles and Lithuanians....

Historytheclasscall - 29 Aug 2013 / Crow - 7 Jan 2014
Heroes of War: Poland (TV documentary series)
4 - I think yes. In 2014 will be continue archeological work in this part of "Powązki" which is combined with...

HistoryOzi Dan - 6 Jan 2014 / gask7 - 7 Jan 2014
Communism, was it the best form of government Poland ever had?   2   3
68 - I realized many self proclaimed communists either had relatives in the Communist governments, or they are simply children who...

Historyantheads - 21 Dec 2013 / legend - 7 Jan 2014
Polish American involved in enabling the first internet 'mechanism' (Paul Baran)
3 - Internet would save Poland and entire Slavdom...

HistoryInWroclaw - 5 Jan 2014 / Crow - 5 Jan 2014
Endecja - State Sponsored Anti Semitism 1935 - 1939.   2   3   4   5
139 - People have a right to boycott Jewish shops/products as consumers. It is also your right to disagree with the...

HistoryMareGaea - 27 Jul 2010 / Ranger - 3 Jan 2014
A view of Poland from far far away
15 - I am glad the OP is interested in Poland and its history. I think the accomplishments of Poland are...

HistoryGalloglaich - 26 Aug 2010 / Ranger - 3 Jan 2014
Life in communist Poland - personal relations   2   3
73 - I have reda this with great intereste. Too bad that there are so many people from USA commenting on...

Historypawian - 5 Jan 2013 / European - 22 Dec 2013
Popular songs in the 1930s and 40s Poland
6 - Hi, I just had to use the bottom song in a healing session and was curious to know what...

HistoryPavi - 27 Jan 2013 / Liesl - 13 Dec 2013
Life in Poland before the fall of communism
30 - a good slave you mean. Given the fact that everything was under Soviet heel and people...

Historyp3undone - 21 Jan 2012 / Ironside - 4 Dec 2013
Maus by Vladek Spiegelman - animals to represent Poles?   2   3
68 - Actually, it's my understanding that all nationalities might be kapos, even Jews. Nachama Tec notes that she's never heard...

Historydominikus28 - 27 Oct 2010 / yogurt - 27 Nov 2013
Kingdom of Poland Map
14 - how i don`t know for this what you mean by that- murdered? soldiers were captured and then...

HistorySemsem - 5 Mar 2011 / Crow - 21 Nov 2013
Polish Revolution 1830-31 " Józef Chłopicki"
5 - He held aloof at first from the November Uprising of 1830-31, but at the general request of his countrymen...

HistoryGermanball - 16 Nov 2013 / sofijufka - 17 Nov 2013
The Legacy of "Mietek" Moczar
3 - One Jewish man I met from Warsaw actually had the gall to say, "Ah, well his girlfriend was Jewish!"...

HistoryWlodzimierz - 12 Oct 2013 / Wlodzimierz - 10 Nov 2013
Ghetto Uprising better known than Warsaw Uprising?   2   3
63 - Well in many countries they don't even know their own history that much......

HistoryPolonius3 - 19 Jun 2010 / Mr Grunwald - 31 Oct 2013
Nowa Huta and other achievments of PRL (People's Republic of Poland)   2   3
79 - you say that Krakow had the workforce needed to pull it off (meaning Nowa Huta)...but I understand from reading...

HistoryPennBoy - 10 Mar 2011 / frankdom - 28 Oct 2013
History and old pictures from Nowa Huta
11 - Thanks for your informative replies to my queries....

Historyf stop - 6 Dec 2012 / frankdom - 23 Oct 2013
capitulation of Warsaw Uprising
15 - Exactly. The Poles always pretend they are snow-white as concerns WWII. The only country not collaborating with the Germans...

Historysofijufka - 2 Oct 2013 / sobieski - 7 Oct 2013
Polish relation about Russians, Ukrainians?   2   3   4   ...   9   10
281 - I'll capture it if you don't mind :)...

HistoryVlad123 - 27 Oct 2012 / Sasha - 3 Oct 2013
Its decided. If Germany interfere in Silesia, Russia would support Poland. New winds
8 - This is an old thread. i started it in Apr 30, 2011 Think. Its still actual topic, just...

HistoryCrow - 30 Apr 2011 / Crow - 26 Sep 2013
Is Jozef Pilsudski the king of modern Poles?   2   3   4   5
139 - You mean the post in which you trotted out yet another of your tired lies about the RAF?...

Historyjasinski - 24 Jan 2010 / Harry - 24 Sep 2013
Polish weapons and militaria - got any?   2   3   4   5   6
153 - I have this one what's it worth...

HistoryOzi Dan - 12 Apr 2008 / Batman - 24 Sep 2013
1939-1945 British war medal awarded to Polish Soldiers.Waiting to be delivered!!   2
32 - I don't suppose that there is any chance of you going into detail with regard to those supposed...

Historyemil - 15 Dec 2010 / Harry - 23 Sep 2013
A query on Polish sabres (which resembles the Karabela style)
4 - Try here minimalmac.pl/forum/viewforum/10/ I understand that you don't speak Polish but blog's owner does and his name is Jacek....

HistoryOzi Dan - 17 Sep 2013 / ender - 17 Sep 2013
Polish and German Borders-Justice for Both Countries or not?
11 - i understand your approach. You, as myself, are man of peace. Borders are fine but, we aren`t satisfied...

Historyczerwonymbarone - 5 Sep 2013 / Crow - 7 Sep 2013
Are Poles happy with the current Polish borders?   2   3   4
120 - well said man. Absolutely. We need peaceful transition to that what can be described as Miedzymorze (Medjumurje- in Serbian)...

Historywildeckireneget - 5 Nov 2010 / Crow - 6 Sep 2013
Jaruzelski vs Pinochet   2   3   4
116 - Would you like to live in the world of the mad mathematician: This is the world of...

Historypawian - 9 Aug 2013 / AdamKadmon - 3 Sep 2013
Should visitors to Auschwitz pay an entrance fee?   2   3
82 - It was built by the Austrians as a barracks....

HistoryBubbaWoo - 30 Apr 2010 / jon357 - 31 Aug 2013
Communism fell 20 years ago, Poland led the fight since WW2   2   3   4   ...   7   8
221 - Great thread, point me to more of these. Great work Pawian and Co....

Historypawian - 27 May 2009 / 50%Polish - 30 Aug 2013
Destructions of Poland thoughout centuries   2
54 - there was a much damage done to Poland during partition, Poland property changed hands to non Polish like...

Historypawian - 26 Dec 2012 / Marek11111 - 30 Aug 2013
Recomended Polish history books
7 - This is a cracking book: amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=The+Polish+Revolution%3A+Solidarity...

Historyjasinski - 26 Aug 2010 / Harry - 27 Aug 2013
TV - Naliboki massacre of Poles
6 - The IPN, even after certain politicians had got at them....

HistoryPolonius3 - 25 Aug 2013 / Harry - 26 Aug 2013
The Pogrom on Jews at Eishyshok (Ejszyszki) in Poland   2   3
68 - Exactly. Very unlike those who try to make an issue about things of which they know nothing....

History1jola - 10 Jun 2010 / jon357 - 24 Aug 2013
Poles and Scots over the centuries
4 - First I have heard of this - are you sure this was in Scotland or was it in...

HistoryPolonius3 - 20 Aug 2013 / szkotja2007 - 21 Aug 2013
Warsaw Rising 1944 - National Disaster or Triumph of Spirit ?   2   3   4   5
147 - Yesterday they celebrated the massacre of 300 people by " tank bomb". Today, the anniversary of the massacre...

Historypawian - 1 Aug 2011 / pawian - 15 Aug 2013
What does "the second Apocalypse" mean? WW2?
5 - I read a book "A Concise History of Poland" last week.And I suppose Astoria and milawi were right. Thank...

HistoryKosmos - 3 Aug 2013 / Kosmos - 13 Aug 2013
The reasons of Polish pride?
7 - The question you asked seems simple, but the answer is much more complicated. There is something that one of...

Historyandrew turpel - 11 Aug 2013 / kondzior - 11 Aug 2013
Warsaw - under whose occupation in late 19th century?
16 - Ask Putin, the world democracy leader....

HistoryPolonius3 - 20 Jan 2012 / Zibi - 3 Aug 2013
Poland is a Catholic country   2   3   4   5   6
177 - Especially when this sort of thing is still going on, the RCC has little to no hope in...

HistoryPolonius3 - 29 May 2013 / whyikit - 30 Jul 2013


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