• Independence Day

    On November 11, 1918, representatives of the German government signed an agreement marking the end of the First World War in Compiĕgne, northeast of Paris. The Habsburg empire had already fallen, and Russia…

  • Professor Maciuszko and General Kościuszko

    September 28, 2009 marked the 70th anniversary of the Nazi-Soviet Friendship and Bounty Treaty also known as the second Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact.  On that day David Barnett presented an extensive interview with Prof.  Jerzy…

  • A Child’s View of the Warsaw Uprising

    As part of the European Union program, „Europe for Citizens”, the Museum of the City of Warsaw has published an anthology of writings in Polish, English, and German. Below is an abbreviated version…

  • We’re Living Longer!

    We’re living longer thanks to medical science as it has been developing over the millennium. In ancient times, mankind was helpless in the face of illness and injury, especially in the case of…