Lieutenant Colonel Henryk Ratyna, pseudonym "Eagle" was attending a ceremony outside my hotel in Warsaw on August 11th 2018 . I wondered what he had seen, endured and overcome during his long lifetime. Respect.
The Monument to the Fallen and Murdered in the East in Warsaw, Poland commemorates the victims of the Soviet invasion of Poland during World War II and subsequent repressions.
Meet Adam, Survivor and former prisoner of the Warsaw’s small ghetto. It is an honour to know him.
The Umshlagplatz, Warsaw; place of deportation to Treblinka death camp for an estimated 300,000 Jews- on some days as many as 10,000 Jews were deported from here. On the day I visited it was pouring rain and I felt heaven was grieving with me.
14 Waliców Street, one of the few original buildings in Warsaw’s former small ghetto still standing. The tenement previously housed popular poet Władysław Szlengel aptly christened “Chronicler of the Sinking “by the ghetto inhabitants. (Stańczuk., 2013)