Warsaw Uprising 1944

The Warsaw Uprising (Polish: powstanie warszawskie) was a major World War II operation by the Polish resistance Home Army (Polish: Armia Krajowa) to liberate Warsaw from Nazi Germany.
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The insurgents with weapons gained during the attack on the the Police Headquarters.

The insurgents with weapons gained during the attack on the the Police Headquarters.

Group of insurgents in the villa Brodziszów in Mokotów, ul. Malczewski. Visible from left: Waclaw Żdżarski (playing the accordion), Sec. "Krzysztof" John Markowski, nurse "Małgorzatka" Janina Załęska.

Group of insurgents in the villa Brodziszów in Mokotów, ul. Malczewski. Visible from left: Waclaw Żdżarski (playing the accordion), Sec. "Krzysztof" John Markowski, nurse "Małgorzatka" Janina Załęska.

Soldiers of the battalion "Miotla" on the street Warecka after the transition from the Old Town (Starowka)  to the city Srodmiescie.

Soldiers of the battalion "Miotla" on the street Warecka after the transition from the Old Town (Starowka) to the city Srodmiescie.

Soldiers Squadron "Jeleń" in Mokotów carry the body of a fallen lieutenant. Stanislaw Jenike "Hanski" (5 August 1944).. From left to right: lancer Cadet. Jozef Jezierski "Aksak" st. Lancer Cadet. Wladyslaw Grabiński "Pilawa" NN, st. Lancer Cadet. Pawel Mankowski "Rapier".

Soldiers Squadron "Jeleń" in Mokotów carry the body of a fallen lieutenant. Stanislaw Jenike "Hanski" (5 August 1944).. From left to right: lancer Cadet. Jozef Jezierski "Aksak" st. Lancer Cadet. Wladyslaw Grabiński "Pilawa" NN, st. Lancer Cadet. Pawel Mankowski "Rapier".

The insurgents - a rest after the battle.

The insurgents - a rest after the battle.

Soldiers from the 3rd platoon of assault company from "Kiliński" on  Grzybowska street. From left to right: Stefan Rek "Granite", Wojciech L. Strzyżewski "Jontek" Zbigniew Szostkiewicz "Bohun," Wojciech Wyczański "Wojczan" rifleman. Zdzislaw Jarzęcki "Witold" Modest Abratański "Satan". Below: Tadeusz Załucki "Jóźków" Stanislaw Wielgo "Karcz".

Soldiers from the 3rd platoon of assault company from "Kiliński" on Grzybowska street. From left to right: Stefan Rek "Granite", Wojciech L. Strzyżewski "Jontek" Zbigniew Szostkiewicz "Bohun," Wojciech Wyczański "Wojczan" rifleman. Zdzislaw Jarzęcki "Witold" Modest Abratański "Satan". Below: Tadeusz Załucki "Jóźków" Stanislaw Wielgo "Karcz".

Soldiers of the battalion "Miotla" on the street. Warecka. On the left side of Tadeusz Rajszczak "Maszynka". In the middle of Wieslawa Reiff "Slawa".

Soldiers of the battalion "Miotla" on the street. Warecka. On the left side of Tadeusz Rajszczak "Maszynka". In the middle of Wieslawa Reiff "Slawa".

The explosion of the grenade from 60 - cm mortar Karl after hitting to the Prudential building.

The explosion of the grenade from 60 - cm mortar Karl after hitting to the Prudential building.

Insurgent during the fighting in the Srebrna street

Insurgent during the fighting in the Srebrna street

Position of the insurgents machine gun on Jerozolimskie Avenue.

Position of the insurgents machine gun on Jerozolimskie Avenue.

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