The unveiling of a plaque commemorating Chaim Yisroel Eiss – a member of the “Ładoś Group”; 22 November 2021, Ustrzyki Dolne, Poland
The President of the Institute of National Remembrance, Karol Nawrocki, Ph.D., has unveiled a plaque commemorating Chaim Yisroel Eiss, a member of the so called “Ładoś Group” which organized and produced illegal Latin American passports during World War II. These documents significantly increased the chances of their Jewish holders survival in the territories, occupied by the German Reich.
International scientific conference „La contribution des Polonais dans la lutte contre les deux totalitarismes en Pologne et en Occident (1939–1945)” – „The Contribution of Poles to the Fight Against Two Totalitarian Regimes in Poland and Western Europe (1939–1945)” – Paris, 16–17 November 2021
The conference has been organised by the IPN’s Historical Research Office, jointly with the Historical and Literary Society in Paris. It will be held in the Polish Library in Paris on 16–17 November.
Independence Day celebrations: Warsaw, 11 November 2021
A mass in the Temple of Divine Providence, followed by the official Independence Day celebrations in Piłsudski Square, is how the 103rd anniversary of Poland's rebirth was observed in the capital. The Institute of National Remembrance was represented by President Karol Nawrocki and his deputy Krzysztof Szwagrzyk.
The visit of the President of the Institute of National Remembrance, Karol Nawrocki, Ph.D. in Lviv and Kiyv.
On 8 November 2021, the President of the IPN, Karol Nawrocki, Ph.D., together with the Deputy President Karol Polejowski, Ph.D., visited Lviv. The first point of the visit was laying flowers at the Cemetery of the Defenders of Lwów.
Cornerstones of the Independent
We had already been building our statehood during the Great War, since at least the summer of 1915. In the last years of the First World War, the educational and judicial systems had finally become Polish as well. Officials had been trained for all departments of administration. Thanks to that, in November 1918, we were ready.
The Fathers of Independence
The reconstruction of the Polish State after 123 years of enslavement was a phenomenon. Efforts of many Poles, their commitment and sacrifice during the First World War, combined with vigorous diplomatic actions, resulted in the creation of the Second Republic of Poland. The whole process was led by the “Fathers of Independence”.
„Spiral of Victory” monument honoring Polish World War II veterans to be unveiled in Mississauga, Canada
The monument will recognize the brave men and women serving in the Polish Air Force alongside the RAF during the Second World War. Polish airmen played a crucial role defeating the Germans especially during the victorious Battle of Britain.
Need to Know X: “The Intelligence Legacy of World War II and the Onset of Cold War” – King’s College London, 25th – 26th November 2021
By definition secret, intelligence is still a normal part of political life. Throughout history, governments, political parties and private interest groups have collected intelligence to gain an advantage. It is perceived as important for the survival of a state, but also a problematic field with opportunities for misuse and abuse.