Uprising Anniversary
The 73rd anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising will be commemorated by way of numerous services, exhibitions, lectures and screenings throughout the month. As ever, August 1 is set to be the most important day, with events including a ceremonial changing of the guard at noon in front of... Read more
Uprising: Then & Now
Though the 1944 Warsaw Uprising has been the subject of numerous books, few have succeeded in creating the visual impact of Teraz ’44 by Michał Wójcik and Marcin Dziedzic… With the Eastern Front rumbling towards Warsaw, the Polish Home Army launched the Warsaw Uprising with the dual aim of liberating... Read more
Marking The Uprising’s End
Thousands of candles will illuminate the streets of Warsaw tonight in memory of the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Warsaw Uprising. Approximately 7,000 have been laid out by local scouting groups, with streets including Marszałkowska, Senatorska, Mazowiecka, Miodowa, Ujazdowskie, Szucha, Krakowskie Przedmieście and Zamenhofa. Rather than being... Read more
Monuments of the Warsaw Uprising
Recognition for the Uprising has been a long time in coming: not just internationally, but domestically also. In the period that followed the war Poland’s puppet government viewed participants as ‘anti Communist adventurers’, with veterans facing widespread persecution, and often imprisonment in the Siberian gulags or exile to the... Read more
Traces of the Uprising
No single event in Poland’s history comes close to matching the tragedy, heroism and ultimate futility of the Warsaw Uprising. With the anniversary falling on August 1, the Insider traces the ghosts of the past.  BY ALEX WEBBER Turned, in the words of Norman Davies, into a “lawless laboratory... Read more
Rising Memories

Rising Memories

Features 10 August 2015 0

Much ink has been spilled where the Warsaw Uprising is concerned, and to this day debate rages as to the rationale behind it. The Insider listens to two people who lived – and fought – through it. By  Iza Depczyk Having suffered five years of brutal Nazi occupation, and with... Read more
Foreigners on the Battlefield
With August 1st marking the anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, we take a deeper look at the role foreigners played in the insurgency… By Stuart Dowell, Illustration Michał Miszkurka Although often thought of as a straight battle between the Poles and the Germans, there were in fact a... Read more
Notes: Guru

Notes: Guru

Blog Jul 18, 2018 0

Wisła By Day

Wisła By Day

Features Jul 17, 2018 0

Andy & Mag

Andy & Mag

Shopping Jul 17, 2018 0

Guru

Guru

Restaurants Jul 17, 2018 0

Notes: Forum

Notes: Forum

Blog Jul 16, 2018 0

Kura

Kura

Restaurants Jul 15, 2018 0

Keboom

Keboom

Restaurants Jun 7, 2018 1

Non’chalant

Non’chalant

Shopping Mar 13, 2017 1

The Roots

The Roots

Going Out Aug 12, 2016 2

Miau Cafe

Miau Cafe

Going Out Feb 3, 2016 2

Game Night!

Game Night!

Features Oct 28, 2014 1

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