Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, attending the official commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland on Monday, will leave behind several New York keepsakes to show solidarity with Holocaust...
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Western tanks for a NATO member.
Key point: In a way, it can be seen as comparable to the similar “budget” T-72B3 upgrade Russia has applied to its tank fleet, albeit less effective.
When the Cold War ended, the...
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Hundreds of former prisoners will return Monday to the Nazi concentration and extermination camp at Auschwitz, Poland, alongside several world leaders, to mark the 75th anniversary of its liberation by Soviet troops. At least 1.1 million people...
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While Warsaw is fuming over Moscow's alleged attempts to "re-write" the history of the Second World War, there are many disturbing episodes in Poland's history that shed light on the country's attitude to minorities in the first half of 20th...
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Could it happen?
On September 1, 1939, the German army launched an invasion of Poland that triggered the start of World War II. The battle for Poland only lasted about a month before a Nazi victory. But the invasion...
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This fearsome South Korean tank could be headed to Poland.
On January 17, 2020, The Korea Times reported that the Korean industrial concern Hyundai Rotem was favored to win an upcoming 9 billion tank development deal...
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Poland's Disgraceful Denial Over Holocaust Commemoration
Via The Strategic Culture Foundation,
There was good reason why Polish President Andrzej Duda was prevented from addressing the Holocaust memorial event in Israel this week. The...
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Legal chaos has deepened dramatically in Poland, creating a crisis that threatens the function of the entire European Union legal system
Poland's Duda was not granted the opportunity to speak at the event, whereas Russian President Vladimir Putin was. The two leaders have recently clashed over World War II history.
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Russia won't be happy.
Key Point: Poland probably can't afford to buy a lot of F-35s.
In September 2019, the State Department approved a $6.5 billion deal to sell Poland thirty-two F-35A Lightning II stealth jets,...
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Historians in southern Poland say they have uncovered wreckage of a World War II bomber used by the Soviet air force that was downed 75 years ago
Poland has appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from using World War II and Holocaust victims for current political goals and pointed to wartime documents in which the Polish government called on the Allies to save Jews
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Poland’s president will skip a high-profile Holocaust forum in Jerusalem on Thursday after being denied the chance to make a speech there as Warsaw struggles to counter false Russian claims about Poland’s role in World War II. The forum...
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Thanks to NATO.
Key point: Eighteen years later, Poland still operates around 30 MiG-29s alongside F-16s and old Su-22s.
Russia's MiG-29 first flew in 1977. Forty-two years later it's one of the most numerous warplanes in the...
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The tattooed number on the forearm of a Jew who was detained in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in Poland, was to replace the NAME of a JEW with a meaningless number. That number will never wipe out the name of any Jew, but the German Nazi...
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A fisherman reeled in a 350-pound Warsaw grouper off the coast of Florida. (Photo Credit: fwcresearch / Instagram)
A fisherman’s “catch of the day” turned out to be a 350-pound Warsaw grouper and it’s going...
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Fulwell 73, the production company co-owned by James Corden, is making a documentary for Britain’s More4 in which it will cast new light on Nazi atrocities at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Fulwell will for the first time colorize...
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Israel is caught in the middle of an ongoing squabble between Russia and Poland over who started World War II. But while the Poles have every right to claim they were victims, Warsaw shouldn't sweep under the rug its collaboration with the Nazis,...
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