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Institute of National Remembrance
Institute of National Remembrance is the largest scientific, research and archival institution in the country dealing with the history of Poland (1917-1990)
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Institute of National Remembrance 2h
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After the fall of , he formed a minority government in December 1991. Internally, attempted to end the shock therapy, and his external policy was West-oriented. Strong opposition to his reforms forced him to resign in mid-1992.
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Institute of National Remembrance 4h
89 years ago, on 20 August 1930, was born in . This member of underground during , in the period became a critic of the system, a defence attorney in political trials, and then one of the key figures in the .
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Institute of National Remembrance 5h
The invites you to the official opening of an outdoor exhibition in Square in , entitled “. 1939-1945”, at noon on 22 August. Read more at
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Institute of National Remembrance 19h
On 19 August 1943 7,600 from the were gassed in – the last transport murdered in that killing center. Soon afterwards its commandant, , set about closing the camp and erasing all traces of there.
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Institute of National Remembrance 21h
The Old Town churches are in flames. After heavy artillery barrage, supported by tanks and warplanes, troops attack and recapture the . However, the throw them out of the Haberbusch brewery. ,
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Institute of National Remembrance 21h
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On their own – as , fighting the , was unable to help – the insurgents seized most of and districts. Ultimately, they succeeded in having the hated police disbanded, and gained influence on the region’s administration.
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Institute of National Remembrance 22h
On the night of 19 August 1920 the 2nd broke out. In response to increased discrimination and terror – threatening to sway the results of the forthcoming plebiscite that would determine the region’s fate – the , led by , rebelled.
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Institute of National Remembrance 23h
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On 19 August 1942, as a part of , the liquidated the – the second-largest operation of this kind in the district of . 8,000 Jews were deported to , and thousands more murdered on the spot.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 19
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For three days ’s men fought off the - who were trying to open up the retreat route - and held their ground. The lost 351 dead and wounded at , but the cost the enemy nearly half a milion troops and tons of hardware.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 19
On 19 August 1944 two assault groups from Gen. ’s captured Chambois and Mont Ormel ridge ("The Mace"), securing good firing and observation positions on the retreat route. The was about to close.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 19
and embassies, as well as the Centre of , have organised a special screening of – the ’s documentary about the – that is to take place tomorrow in Wellington.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 19
49 years ago , an excellent historian and journalist whose books still popularize past, died in . During he fought against the as a soldier, and then opposed the – first in the underground, later as a dissident.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 18
100 years ago in Godowo, insurgents led by Mikołaj Witczak and Jan Wyglenda clashed with the and won, taking several prisoners and lots of weapons and ammunition. It was one of the first victories during the 1st .
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 18
1⃣8⃣ August 1⃣9⃣4⃣4⃣🗓. The is shelled. troops attack the ruins of the . try to free the crew of the Polish Telephone Joint-stock Company building (PAST) besieged by the insurgents. ,
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 18
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Pronobis had done it before, breaking out of prison in June. In , he had a female warden, Irena Odrzywołek, smuggle weapons inside that he used to overpower the guards. They escaped, leaving the authorities with lots of egg on their face.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 18
On 18 August 1946 a detachment led by Jan Janusz freed 64 people – mostly and members – from St. Michael prison in . No shots were fired, as the raid had been perfectly planned and co-ordinated with the inmates, commanded by Bolesław Pronobis.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 18
Eugeniusz , a Polish with 16 and a half confirmed kills, went 75 years ago. The wreck of his with the pilot’s body inside was found in 1947. He was the commander of the , and on the day he went missing, his unit scored 16 kills.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 17
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Yesterday in Piotrowice near Karwina the ’s President dr Jarosław unveiled a plaque commemorating the outbreak of the 1st . The plaque had been funded by the ’s Office for Commemorating the Struggle and Martyrdom.
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 17
1⃣7⃣ August 1⃣9⃣4⃣4⃣. Heavy fights in the city centre. Insurgents repel the attacks launched by infantry supported by tanks. The Church of the Visitation of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, the oldest church in , is burning. ,
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Institute of National Remembrance Aug 17
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Afterwards, 318 bodies were found on the battlefield. The did not die in vain – they bought time needed to strengthen the defence of , and what is more, cavalry, delayed in Zadwórze, could not catch up with and engage ’s right flank.
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