Category Archives: Poland

Mass Deportations to Remote Parts of the Soviet Union from Lithuania……………History Remembered

After nearly ten years of visiting Lithuania and making over 30 visits I have become extremely interested in the history of the country and in particular the period from 1939 to the present day. During my recent photography outing with … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution … Continue reading

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Forgive these bigots………………….(the catholic church)

A senior priest at the Vatican has revealed he is gay, on the eve of a major meeting that will define the Catholic Church’s teaching on family. Poland-born Krysztof Charamsa, 43, said he wanted to challenge the Church’s “backwards” attitude … Continue reading

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Anita Lasker-Wallfisch……………musician and Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camp survivor

On Friday 17 July 2015, surrounded by family and music, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch will celebrate her 90th birthday. Anita survived Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. She came to London in 1946 and became a focal member of the musical community, a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Disgraceful British teenagers steal artefacts from Auschwitz

Two British teenagers have spent the night in a Polish jail after being arrested at the former Auschwitz death camp on suspicion of stealing artefacts that belonged to former prisoners. The boys, both 17, attend the £15,000-a-year independent Perse school … Continue reading

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