Testimony of truth
A testimony of Lucyna Adamkiewicz, World War II veteran, Home Army soldier and prisoner of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Under the terms of the 1569 Act of the Union of Lublin, the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania formed a single, federated state. As "a unique testimony to a voluntary union of two equal countries in the early modern age, the document was inscribed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2018.
The text of the May 3 Constitution of 1791 is traditionally credited to King Stanisław II August, Grand Marshall of Lithuania Ignacy Potocki, and the priest and philosopher Fr. Hugo Kołłątaj.
On January 27, the day when KL Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day is celebrated across the world in honour of the victims of the Nazi German crimes. Poland’s role in preserving the memory of the Holocaust and its victims is special, and Poland has never shied away from it.
Happy Independence Day, Poland! Some of those years were pretty hard, some were legendary, some were marked by suffering and some were filled with joy, but through it all, you have always made us proud! See what happened in the 101 years since Poland regained her independence.
On August 31, 1980, after two weeks of negotiations, an agreement was signed between the strikers at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk and the communist authorities. This ultimately led to the establishment of the Solidarity trade union and set off unstoppable and irreversible change in all of Eastern Europe.