Warsaw Uprising, The Slow Destruction of Warsaw

An incredible series of photos showing the street battles and the destruction of Warsaw's landmarks.
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First days of August 1944, Warsaw, Soldiers of "Chrobry II" battalion in front of Dering Factory on 26/28 Grzybowska Street in Wola Dostrict, Warsaw  From Wikimedia Commons

First days of August Warsaw, Soldiers of "Chrobry II" battalion in front of Dering Factory on Grzybowska Street in Wola Dostrict, Warsaw From Wikimedia Commons

Marshal from the Koszykowa towards al. Jerusalem.

Marshal from the Koszykowa towards al.

second half of September. Main Post Office on pl. Napoleon.

second half of September. Main Post Office on pl.

The second half of September. Marshal at the Common. House is on fire behind the house.

The second half of September. Marshal at the Common. House is on fire behind the house.

Corner of Świętokrzyska and Jasna.

Corner of Świętokrzyska and Jasna.

Aug. 24. In the city center of South-hour fighting continued in the area of ​​telephone Street. Pius XI. Winning it was a big success insurgents.

In the city center of South-hour fighting continued in the area of ​​telephone Street. Winning it was a big success insurgents.

I climb onto the roof of a house in the New World. I see the intersection of Nowy Swiat and Ordynacka Warecka, burning barricade. Great contrast of the image - strong autumn sun, white walls and black smoke. Negative very" dense "because it exposed for the shadows

I climb onto the roof of a house in the New World. I see the intersection of Nowy Swiat and Ordynacka Warecka, burning barricade. Great contrast of the image - strong autumn sun, white walls and black smoke. Negative very" dense "because it exposed for the shadows

The population flees to the other side of the New World.

The population flees to the other side of the New World.

Fires, which no one extinguishes, or go wild on the other side Warecka.

Fires, which no one extinguishes, or go wild on the other side Warecka.

Ordynacka Street. Now all the houses are burning. More and more choking smoke.

Now all the houses are burning. More and more choking smoke.

September 5. Powiśle battle raged on. "Kris" must leave your house at ul. Copernicus 28.

September Powiśle battle raged on. "Kris" must leave your house at ul.

"Shambles" on Marszalkowska...

"Shambles" on Marszalkowska.

Jasna every day there are new crosses...

Jasna every day there are new crosses.

They pose for souvenir photos with the soldiers, Maj branch. "Rog", who after the fall of the Old Town, and later strengthened the defense of the Vistula region Warecka - en. Napoleon. Branch distinguished from other groups of downtown zdobycznymi "panterkami" , in which almost all were clad insurgents from Wola and Old Town.

They pose for souvenir photos with the soldiers, Maj branch. "Rog", who after the fall of the Old Town, and later strengthened the defense of the Vistula region Warecka - en. Napoleon. Branch distinguished from other groups of downtown zdobycznymi "panterkami" , in which almost all were clad insurgents from Wola and Old Town.

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