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Memorial plate to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970. Gdansk, July 2013.

Memorial plate to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of Gdansk, July

Mieszko I Piast  Duke of the Polans  Founder of the Piast Dynasty-son of Siemomysł, first Christian monarch

Mieszko I Piast Duke of the Polans Founder of the Piast Dynasty-son of Siemomysł, first Christian monarch

Warsaw 1944 Polish civilians killed by the Luftwaffe raid on insurgent Warsaw.

Warsaw 1944 Polish civilians killed by the Luftwaffe raid on insurgent Warsaw.

A "Tchorek plaque" on the western wall of the Hale Mirowskie which commemorates the 510 people who were murdered here by the Germans on 7th and 8th August 1944 - one of many such atrocities that took place during the Wola massacre....

A "Tchorek plaque" on the western wall of the Hale Mirowskie which commemorates the 510 people who were murdered here by the Germans on and August 1944 - one of many such atrocities that took place during the Wola massacre.

Kanał Au­gu­stow­ski, łą­czą­cy do­rze­cze Wisły i Nie­mna, jest wy­bit­nym za­byt­kiem tech­ni­ki, w skali ca­łe­go kraju. Za­pro­jek­to­wa­ny zo­stał przez pol­skich in­ży­nie­rów woj­sko­wych, ma ponad 100 km dłu­go­ści i 18 śluz, z czego obec­nie w gra­ni­cach Pol­ski znaj­du­je się 84 km ka­na­łu i 15 śluz. Ze wzglę­du na roz­wią­za­nia tech­nicz­ne i war­to­ści przy­rod­ni­cze, zo­stał zgło­szo­ny do wpi­sa­nia na Listę Świa­to­we­go Dzie­dzic­twa UNE­SCO

Kanał Au­gu­stow­ski, łą­czą­cy do­rze­cze Wisły i Nie­mna, jest wy­bit­nym za­byt­kiem tech­ni­ki, w skali ca­łe­go kraju. Za­pro­jek­to­wa­ny zo­stał przez pol­skich in­ży­nie­rów woj­sko­wych, ma ponad 100 km dłu­go­ści i 18 śluz, z czego obec­nie w gra­ni­cach Pol­ski znaj­du­je się 84 km ka­na­łu i 15 śluz. Ze wzglę­du na roz­wią­za­nia tech­nicz­ne i war­to­ści przy­rod­ni­cze, zo­stał zgło­szo­ny do wpi­sa­nia na Listę Świa­to­we­go Dzie­dzic­twa UNE­SCO

October 13, 2009, in connection with the 25th anniversary of the death of Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko was posthumously awarded by the President of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, the Order of the White Eagle. In 1984 he was awarded the Star of Perseverance.

October in connection with the anniversary of the death of Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko was posthumously awarded by the President of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, the Order of the White Eagle. In 1984 he was awarded the Star of Perseverance.

The Anonymous Pedestrians are 14 bronze statues representing the people who disappeared during the introduction of martial law in Poland on the 13th December 1981. The memorial which was designed by Jerzy Kalina was erected in December 2005. The correct name of the artistic work is "Transition" (Przejscie).Directions: The Anonymous Pedestrians statues can be found on the pavement at the street corner of Pilsudskiego and Swidnicka which is located about 1,5 km south of the Market Square…

The Anonymous Pedestrians are 14 bronze statues representing the people who disappeared during the introduction of martial law in Poland on the 13th December 1981. The memorial which was designed by Jerzy Kalina was erected in December 2005. The correct name of the artistic work is "Transition" (Przejscie).Directions: The Anonymous Pedestrians statues can be found on the pavement at the street corner of Pilsudskiego and Swidnicka which is located about 1,5 km south of the Market Square…

Society of the Cincinnati eagle of Tadeusz Kościuszko

Society of the Cincinnati eagle of Tadeusz Kościuszko

Although it is not the official Polish anthem, "The Oath" by Maria Konopnicka (with Nowowiejski's music) was once proposed to be, and is a known and symbolic poem that has a special meaning to Poles' hearts.  Listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCmUhYq1QqU  Read more: http://info-poland.buffalo.edu/web/arts_culture/music/hymns/rota/Oath.html

Although it is not the official Polish anthem, "The Oath" by Maria Konopnicka (with Nowowiejski's music) was once proposed to be, and is a known and symbolic poem that has a special meaning to Poles' hearts. Listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCmUhYq1QqU Read more: http://info-poland.buffalo.edu/web/arts_culture/music/hymns/rota/Oath.html

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