August 1 - 62 anniversary of Warsaw Uprising -1 reply

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H2HSnake

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#61 12 years ago

Epilogue Massive and organized looting campaign of the city by Germans began. Delegations from German municipalities were allowed to enter the ruins and strip them of anything that had not already been taken by the Wehrmacht, SS, and Soviet and Ukrainian collaborators. Postwar Polish assessments claim that 33,000 railway wagons filled with furniture, personal belongings and factory equipment left Warsaw. After everything of value was carried away, entire blocks of abandoned houses were set on fire. Monuments and government buildings were blown up by special German troops known as Verbrennungs und Vernichtungskommando (burning and destruction detachments). On January 17, 1945, the Red Army and General Berling's Polish First Army enter the deserted ruins of Warsaw. If You're interested in this subject,You can grab this book http://www.amazon.com/Rising-44-Warsaw-Norman-Davies/dp/0670032840 by Norman Davies reviews which You can find in this link may be very helpfull




Polska

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#62 12 years ago

Just bought White eagle, Red star last week, also by Norman Davies - very interesting book about Polish - Soviet war of 1919-1921




H2HSnake

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#63 12 years ago

ooo i must get it too :) Btw try Gorzka Chwała it's about the same thing.

http://www.gorzkachwala.com/

in english http://www.amazon.com/Bitter-Glory-Poland-Fate-1918-1939/dp/0781806739




Lt. Leroy

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#64 12 years ago
H2HSnake;3260057ooo i must get it too :) Btw try Gorzka Chwała it's about the same thing. http://www.gorzkachwala.com/ in english http://www.amazon.com/Bitter-Glory-Poland-Fate-1918-1939/dp/0781806739

Got that one in Polish - fantastic read :)




Polska

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#65 12 years ago

H2HSnake;3260057ooo i must get it too :) Btw try Gorzka Chwała it's about the same thing.

http://www.gorzkachwala.com/

Ah! Ja widzialem ta kziazka w Zakopanem ale nie mialem w tym momencie pieniedzy przy sobie :bawl:




H2HSnake

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#66 12 years ago

I was in Warsaw Uprising museum on 14.X.2006 i got some photos and I will post them soon.Wow this museum is incredible just WOW.It's not a big building but it took me 2 hours to get to the end and i've seen only 1/3 of all(there was lot of reading).All the sounds around,interviews,short movies,incredible.MG42 is bigger than i tought :D sten too.




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#67 12 years ago

here's few of them.It's a photo of a photo which was placed on the wall outside the museum,there's like 20 of them i don't remember exactly.They're digitally modified,and made in color(originally they're black&white photos) Resizeoffoto011.jpgResizeoffoto024.jpgResizeoffoto013.jpg