Tymoteusz Prochnik of the Warsaw Uprising Museum in conversation with Zbyszek Zalinski.
2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. In August 1944, the Polish resistance Home Army fought in vain to free the city from Nazi occupation. After 63 days of fighting and around 200,000 deaths, most of them civilians, the Polish city was entirely razed by the German army on the orders of Hitler.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the rising, we are delighted to welcome Tymoteusz Prochnik, head of the Archive Department at the Warsaw Uprising Museum. The Museum was opened on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of fighting in Warsaw and offers visitors a moving tribute to those Warsaw residents who
fought and died in one of the most painful and heroic episodes.
in the whole of the Second World War.