Category Archives: Polish History

Polish American Historical Association Announces its Annual Awards

Los Angeles, January 30, 2015 – During its 72nd Annual Meeting in New York, at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, the Polish American Historical Association (PAHA) announced the winners of the organization’s annual awards. Consul General, Hon. … Continue reading

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Events at the University of Michigan

Political Science and Music at the University of Michigan By Raymond Rolak ANN ARBOR– Two special events will be presented on the campus of the University of Michigan as part of the Center of Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. … Continue reading

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Ś+P Tadeusz Sawicz laid to rest

The Last ‘Battle of Britain’ Aviator Laid to Rest By Raymond Rolak TORONTO– Tadeusz Sawicz, a former Polish World War II Air Force Officer, was honored with full military ceremonies when his remains were flown to Warsaw, Poland from Toronto, … Continue reading

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Poland’s Emigration Museum and the story of immigration

Maritime Station at 1 Polska Street in Gdynia was a port building commissioned in 1933. It served passenger traffic, including thousands of emigres who left Poland to resettle in distant lands. Because of the building’s strong relationship to the history … Continue reading

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The Way Back – now in theaters

“The Way Back” just opened last Friday across the United States. The film, directed by award-wining director Peter Weir, is loosely based on the book called “The Long Walk” about a Polish Army officer who escapes from a Soviet camp … Continue reading

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