Female Polish fighter of the Warsaw Uprising, 1944, march into German captivity after the uprising was crushed by the Waffen SS. Most of these defiant women perished in death camps, their status as low as that of Soviet POWs.
Warsaw Uprising, 1944: Polish Home Army fighters pause for a bite and a drink. Their efforts were eventually brutally quashed by the Waffen SS, with Soviet armies watching from a close distance -- Stalin wanted the Germans to eliminate free-spirited Poles. A large part of Warsaw was completely destroyed as German revenge for the uprising. #Poland #WWII #War
1944 , Sanitariuszki z odziałów Śródmieścia transportują cieżko rannego do szpitala polowego.
Members of Battalion "Kiliński" after securing the PAST-a building on 20 August 1944. From left to right: Zbigniew Maliński "Sławicz", Edward Mortko "Tumry" with machine gun, Kazimierz Zagórski "Barbara" and Bernard Zieliński "Połabski".
Ppor. Emil Butor "Sierp”, z-ca kpt. Stanisława Kopika "Zemsty”, dowódcy oddziału NSZ ze zgrupowania kpt. "Bartka”.