Seventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.
The Johann Conrad Seekatz painting — titled “St. Philip Baptizing A Servant Of Queen Kandaki” — was looted from the Polish National Museum in Warsaw in 1938.
Thanksgiving will have special meaning for a Holocaust survivor who on Wednesday was able to meet a member of the family who rescued her from Nazi tyranny. The two women had not seen each other since the end of World War II.
Hundreds of Polish-American families, alongside tight-knit business and church leaders, were expressing disappointment and some heartfelt anger at the president over his choice of words regarding their homeland.
The LOT Boeing 767 carrying 231 people made a belly landing in Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin International airport after its landing gear failed to deploy.
The last time Sara Marmurek saw Wladyslaw Misiuna, she was at a concentration camp in Poland.