A delegation of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland from Washington and the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Chicago, came to Milwaukee on August 13 this year to honor the last surviving World War II veteran, Major Leonard Jędrzejczak.

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The Polish Army Day is celebrated since 1992 in memory of the Battle of Warsaw in 1920, also known as the "miracle on the Vistula River," fought during the Polish-Bolshevik war, when Polish troops defeated the Russians, stopping their expansion to the west.

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Polish Spas in Egypt
Lidia Waluk-Legun , 8/12/2022

On the right bank of the Nile lies the town of Helwan which, today, belongs in the outskirts of Cairo. Patients from Europe, Turkey and America came here to improve their health. Two guesthouses were established by Poles in Helwan. They were "Willa Wanda" and Resort "Jola." Being medicinal resorts, they also constituted important centers of Polish identity on the Nile. Many eminent figures visited their rooms.

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"Business Retreats and Sanctions Are Crippling the Russian Economy " — is the title of a study by Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld and his team at the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute at Yale University, which has just been published but hardly noticed by the mainstream media somehow.

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Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski is the author of 77 books published in 150 translations into 20 languages. In the interwar period he was one of the five most widely read writers in the world, and the total circulation of his books reached 80 million copies. After World War II, he was discontinued. Entered onto the list of banned authors, he disappeared from the register of Polish writers, and all his books were removed from libraries. Why?

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Prof. Marek Rudnicki from Chicago — an outstanding doctor, scientist, academic lecturer, author, patriotic and social activist, as well as a mountaineer.

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Waldemar Biniecki, Kuryer Polski's Editor-in-Chief, interviews Consul General Patrick T. Slowinski who is retiring from diplomatic service, having most recently served as the U.S. Consul General in Kraków, Poland.

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65 years have passed since the end of World War II. The historical cataclysm, caused by the invasion of Poland by Germany and Russia, destroyed our country not only economically, but also burdened us with a system that was alien and hostile to the nation for many years.

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The General Dąbrowski Palace is a historic palace in the village of Winna Góra in Greater Poland (45 km/28 miles south-east of Poznań), built in 1910 for Henryk Mańkowski in the neoclassical Polish national style. Since 2021, the cultural institution of the Self-Government of the Wielkopolska Region has been located here, which carries out its mission around the figure of General Jan Henryk Dąbrowski and pioneers (male and female) of the so called "organic work".

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Protecting historical landmarks symbolizing freedom and horrors of genocide should be above reproach. However, the Jersey City monument commemorating the 1940 Katyn massacre of 22,000 Polish POW officers held by the Soviet Army after its 1939 invasion of Poland was challenged and plans were made for its removal in May last year.

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To Understand Angela Merkel
Maria Legieć , 7/16/2022

While in the German press the current Chancellor Scholz is said to be performing "Eiertanz" — a dance with eggs: two steps forward, one step back — and about Schroder, that he is Putin's puppet, the media are very restrained about the former Chancellor Angela Merkel. She herself is absent from political life, especially after the outbreak of the war in Ukraine.

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This May (2022) was the 120th anniversary of the birth of the great world-class Polish opera singer and actor Jan W. Kiepura. His road to the top of his artistic career is not a Cinderella's dream, but the result of persistent work and wise life choices. His singing won the hearts of music lovers in Europe and the world, but he always loved Poland the most and was ready to sacrifice a lot for her.

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AMEURUS
Waldemar Biniecki , 7/14/2022

Central and Eastern European countries want to strengthen NATO's eastern flank, they want a project to build a North-South infrastructure. Building strength means a strong army and a strong economy. So let's focus on these priorities.

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The Play for Eastern and Central Europe
Waldemar Biniecki , 7/8/2022

The balance of power in the world is changing. The price of a barrel of oil exceeds USD 120. Inflation in many countries has gone beyond the magical 10%, the high prices are starting to bother many households. Central and Eastern Europe is also changing before our eyes. There is a devastating war going on in Eastern Europe.

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The Polish Institute of Culture and Research at Orchard Lake is a not-for-profit organization that serves the Polish American community, regionally and nationally, as a center for Polish and Polish American culture and research. As part of the Orchard Lake Schools and rooted in the teaching and faith of the Catholic Church, the Institute is part of an ancient, living tradition of Polish and Polish American culture and serves as center for research and cultural activity for people from throughout its region, across North America, and around the world.

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From the beginning of the partitions of Poland, the invaders tried to Germanize and Russify the Poles by all means. One of the basic methods was to fight the Polish language. In schools, students were subject to corporal punishment for using the Polish language during breaks between lessons, and their parents were fined.

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Defense Systems — Changes in the Polish Armed Forces
Zygmunt (Ziggy) Staszewski , 7/1/2022

he project of the anti-missile base in Redzikowo near Słupsk gave a chance for a permanent presence of US troops in Poland, as well as for an effective anti-missile defense system, including long-range missiles. Unfortunately, in 2008, the Russians wanted to block the construction of this base or at least achieve a delay.

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Pawiak — A Symbol of Polish Martyrdom
Ewa Michałowska-Walkiewicz , 6/29/2022

Pawiak is a prison in Warsaw that no longer exists, which was built by the Russians in the years 1829–35. The building is situated between Dzielna and Pawia streets (hence the name) in Warsaw,

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I have been to Poland for the last week. I meet many Ukrainians in the streets. In restaurants and shops, I am served by excellent-Polish-speaking Ukrainians. It is important to talk about how Poles opened their hearts to their neighbors.

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In this well-researched historical novel, Bogdan Kotnis chronicles the young life of Pulaski, who offered his services to George Washington and emerged as a brave soldier, demanding commander, and brilliant leader. These qualities earned him the title of "The Father of the American Cavalry" and a congressional appointment as Brigadier General and commander of his cavalry regiment.

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The Story of Kuryer Polski
Waldemar Biniecki

The original Kuryer Polski was the first Polish daily newspaper printed in the United States. Its founder was Michał Kruszka who published the newspaper in June 1888 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Stanisław Zwierzchowski was born on April 27, 1880 in Śrem in Wielkopolska (Greater Poland), under the Prussian partition. He graduated from gymnasium in his hometown and technical studies in Berlin-Charlottenburg. In 1905. with a mechanical engineering degree, he came to Poznań and did an internship at the Hipolit Cegielski Factory. Following the footsteps of his countrymen, he went to the United States for further studies and quickly found a job as a structural engineer at the Allis Chalmers Co plant in Milwaukee.

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Kuryer Polski was born in hardship and uncertainty, after all, its creator - Michał Kruszka, had already had two unsuccessful publishing attempts behind him. At the beginning of Kuryer's way, Michał was a truly Renaissance figure - the creator and executor of his idea. Soon he was supported in the implementation of his project by two brothers who came from Słabomierz - Józef and Wacław.

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Historical documents confirm that the Polish people have always been associated with America. The list of great Poles who made an impact throughout the history of the United States is long. It begins with the semi-legendary “John of Kolno” who supposedly came to this continent 16 years before Columbus.

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