Bringing Up History

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 carries an incomparable message of heroism to those who would listen.  For those whose hearts are Polish, the history of those times in 1944 is a familiar tale of survival, valor, heartache, and strength.  For others, Poland’s role in the Second World War is a distant afterthought to the struggles […]

Rebuilding our past

The Polish Mission Honors the 72nd Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising “Tense” couldn’t begin to describe the moments in that late afternoon on August 1.  It was 1944 and for the residents of Warsaw, every tick of the clock struck like hammer in anticipation of what was to happen.  For almost five years Warsaw had […]

1939 Commemoration: The 75th Anniversary of WWII

Greetings!  You’ve reached the home for all information on the Polish Mission’s annual commemoration of the outbreak of the Second World War in Poland, offered this year in continued cooperation with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum of Abilene, Kansas.  In honor of the 75th anniversary it’s our honor to donate fifty percent of the […]

Remembering the Fight for Warsaw

69 Years ago, the city of Warsaw looked drastically different than it did now.  Like today, you would have found Polish people, happy to be alive, greeting their friends, and carrying out their own day-to-day business.  However in 1944, that day-to-day business was survival.  Struggle.  Combat.  I’m referring to the Warsaw Uprising, which has gone […]

Today’s Proud Anniversary

Join The Polish Mission and the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Chicago as we remember and commemorate a proud day our Polish history.  It was our distinguished honor to be present a s the Consulate offered a beautiful commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.  The historic event was marked by the attendance of such guests as honored veterans, state […]