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July 2023
In the early hours of September 1, 1939, the world changed irrevocably when Nazi Germany invaded Poland, marking the beginning of the Second World War. Over the next six years, the Polish people faced unimaginable hardship and loss.  Yet, amidst the tyranny and devastation, brave men and women emerged from the shadows, pledging themselves to...
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“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” The Battle of Britain, an air campaign by the German Air Force against the United Kingdom in 1940, was pivotal in World War II.  Much mythologised in books and films since (and understandably so), the Battle of Britain...
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Auschwitz, the largest and most notorious of the Nazi concentration and extermination camps, stands as a somber reminder of the Holocaust, during which six million Jews and millions of other innocent people were systematically murdered. At Auschwitz alone, approximately 1.1 million people were killed, 900,000 Jews and 200,000 others, including Poles, Romani, and Soviet prisoners...
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Jan Karski, a Polish resistance fighter during World War II, remains a symbol of courage and determination for his efforts to expose the atrocities of the Holocaust.  As a courier for the Polish underground, Karski risked his life to witness the horrors of the Warsaw Ghetto and a Nazi concentration camp before attempting to alert...
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