History


He was called an artist of concrete and steel. Although he had perfect pitch and from the age of 10 he accompanied his mother, Helena Modrzejewska, on the piano, he became a virtuoso of technology. He built almost 40 bridges, most of which are still in use today.

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The story of Poland's diaspora and its integral connection with Poland goes back to the 19th century. It began with the emigration of Poles from their partitioned homeland after the suppression of the "November Insurrection" in 1831.

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During my research, I came across various materials, and after reading them, I could not believe that one could plan the annihilation of another nation so emotionlessly, coldly, on economic principles.

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In my professional work at Channel 6 of Milwaukee Television, I met many people of Polish origin who were interested in creating a documentary film showing the love of freedom and brotherhood in arms of Poles and Americans.

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The aim of the Soviet invasion of September 17, 1939, was not only to take over a specific area, but also to permanently eliminate the leadership layer of the conquered lands. Mayors and former mayors, as well as other professional groups representing the Polish state or constituting local elites, found themselves under a direct threat.

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"All is quiet" on the Spree
Maria Legieć, 11/11/2023

It is clear that that Germany recognizes its responsibility for the outbreak of World War II and the destruction it caused, and it is clear that no serious reparations have been paid to Poland in connection with this aggression. These are facts, and «there is no point in arguing about the facts».

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We are all directly and indirectly connected with education. We are teachers, students, parents of students, givers, and recipients of what we, as students, acquired during our education.

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80 years have passed since the height of the abduction of Polish children by Nazi organizations. We need to remember those tragic moments and the heroic activities of attorney Hrabar. No amount of reparations can compensate for those wrongs, even time cannot heal the wounds, but we must prevent that history from repeating itself.

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Murdered for human kindness
Jan Rokita, 10/5/2023

The law in German-occupied Poland required that every Jew be handed over to the German authorities. Breaking this law meant a death sentence for the entire family.

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The Polish-German reconciliation has stalled and it is not the fault of the Polish side. For years, the German side did not take any action to commemorate the Polish victims of the Third Reich.

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The “Polish Operation” of the NKVD in 1937–1938 was a genocide that resulted in the death of at least 111,091 innocent people. This event is no less important and no less worth commemorating than the Katyn massacre, or the Volhynia massacre.

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