Locked content Warsaw Uprising hero, Brochwicz-Lewinski, honoured at funeral

Janusz Brochwicz-Lewinski, one of Poland’s soldiers from the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, was honoured by citizens and dignitaries, including Polish President Andrzej Duda, on Wednesday. The ceremony took place at the Powązki Military Cemetary in Warsaw. “Brochowicz-Lewinski was and will remain a role m...

Locked content Warsaw marks anniversary of 1944 uprising

Warsaw saw a general halt in traffic at 5 pm on Monday, commemorating the hour “W,” – the time when the Warsaw Uprising started 72 years ago. Former insurgents, city and state officials and residents gathered at the Gloria Victis Monument at Warsaw’s Powązki Cemetery to paid tribut...

Warsaw Uprising Commemoration events

The annual commemoration of the beginning of the Warsaw Uprising will see numerous events and the “W” hour which is marked by a general halt in traffic (car and pedestrian) for a few minutes at 5:00 pm. Commemorative festivities will reach their climax at the Tomb of the Unknown solider ...

Warsaw Uprising commemorated 70 years on

The 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising will include 70 seconds of silence at 17:00 with sirens and church bells sounded across the city. Today, Warsaw remembers the beginning of its ill-fated uprising against Nazi occupation in 1944. Commemorations will include wreath-laying ceremonies and choi...

Locked content Video gamers to honor Warsaw Uprising

On Friday, September 1, Polish video game Enemy Front will stop for one minute at 17.00 CET notifying its users that 70 years ago, Warsaw Uprising started. “Thanks to this, players all over the world will get a chance to realize that the events they participate during the virtual adventures have hap...