PRESS RELEASE - BATTLE OF WARSAW
THE IPN IS CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF WARSAW 1920
The 76th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising
The opening of the “This is where “Solidarity” was born” exhibition – Mielec, 1 July 2020
The first of a series of events organized at 53 locations across Poland will be opened by the President of the Institute of National Remembrance, Jarosław Szarek Ph.D. on 1 July 2020 at 12:00 in Mielec. Piotr Duda, the current Chairman of “Solidarity” will also take part in the event.
I was born in Poland
We’re going back to our roots, returning to the idea: the IPN’s spot presents the community, the Poles who said "NO" to communism in the 1980s, ordinary people who opposed the communist system. We did it because we were together. It was born in Poland in 1980.
”The Image of Treblinka in the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg” exhibition – Gdańsk, 15 July – 13 August 2020
We would like to invite everyone to ”The Image of Treblinka in the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg” exhibition organized by the IPN, and currently being presented at the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.
The Holocaust in occupied Poland
Katyn Massacre - educational materials
We encourage you to read some educational materials on the subject.
The 75th anniversary of the Augustów Roundup – Giby, 19 July 2020
The Institute of National Remembrance officially announces the start of the second edition of the "Semper Fidelis" Prize. Applications may be submitted until 15 July 2020.
The Volhynia Massacre Victims Database available online
For the first time the IPN is making the Volhynia Massacre Victims Database available online. According to the latest research of historians, as a result of the crime around 100,000 Poles died at the hands of Ukrainian nationalists.
The Polish-Soviet War of 1920
The IPN will commemorate the soldiers of General Józef Haller’s Volunteer Army of 1920
Mirosław Szumiło, Ph.D. on the significance of the Battle of Warsaw
Marian Pawlik, the President of the Australian Polish Community Council of Victoria, has passed away
A nation of murderers, or some victims do not deserve to be remembered.
A virtual tour of "The Image of Treblinka in the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg" exhibition – a new improved version
The opening of the "Generations of Freedom" exhibition - Warsaw, 29 July 2020
"Generations of Freedom" – is an exhibition prepared by the Institute of National Remembrance devoted to five families and their fight for the freedom of their Homeland. It will be officially opened by Jarosław Szarek, Ph.D., the President of the Institute of National Remembrance, and Ziemowit Koźmiński, Deputy Director for Scientific Matters at the Royal Castle in Warsaw on 29 July 2020 (Wednesday) at 12:00, in the courtyard of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
A European Arrest Warrant issued against a German citizen – former SS overseer (SS Aufseherin) in the Mittweida forced labor camp, a subbranch of the German KL Flossenbürg concentration camp
By the decision of 19 June 2020, at the request of the prosecutor of the Branch Comission of Crimes against the Polish Nation in Poznań, the District Court in Poznań issued a European Arrest Warrant against a German citizen and a former SS supervisor (SS Aufseherin) in the Mittweida forced labor camp, a subbranch of the German KL Flossenbürg concentration camp.
CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference “Communist Parties in the Soviet Bloc in 1956–1968. From destalinization to economic reforms”, 4–5 XI 2020, Bratislava (The deadline for the submission of abstracts: August 31, 2020)
A statement of the Institute of National Remembrance in connection with the remarks of the President of the Russian Federation on the subject of World War II and its causes
The Katyn Massacre - Commemorations
The Katyn Massacre of 1940. Extermination of the Polish Elite.
Under Katyń’s shadow. Reflections on underage and female victims of the Katyń massacre.
Since the end of the war, for more than 50 years, any works presenting the crimes of the Soviet occupant were officially forbidden from being distributed in the Polish People’s Republic. After all, they were in opposition of the “state truth” of the USSR as the country of wealth, Poland’s ally and Allied powers in the fight against fascist Germany.