Warsaw Uprising, 1944 - The Prudential building was Warsaw’s tallest skyscraper and was hit by approximately 1000 artillery shells during the uprising. On August camera man Sylwester Braun captured the moment of impact of a mortar shell.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - Photo from Jürgen Stroop Report to Heinrich Himmler from May The original German caption reads: "Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs". One of the most famous pictures of World War II. People identified in the picture:
1 August 1944 - The Second Warsaw Uprising, this time by the Polish Home Army commences; the Polish people rise up, expecting aid from the approaching Soviet Union armies. The tragic event will last 63 days.
1981 - One of the most symbolic pictures of Martial Law in Poland. Soldiers are staying in front of the Moscow cinema. The irony is that there is a poster for the movie "Apocalypse Now," which generally reflects the situation in Poland .