Honoring Kazimierz Wierzyński

On the 55th death anniversary of Kazimierz Wierzyński, the Polish Museum of America commemorates the esteemed poet's profound contributions to Polish literature and his unwavering dedication to his homeland.

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Forging Connections: Consulate-General of Japan’s Special Visit to Polish Museum of America

Polish Museum of America welcomed distinguished guests Consul Rie Arai and Deputy Consul-General Naoya Kishi from the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago. They delved into our unique archival collection, including original Japanese letters from 1939, shedding light on WWII perspectives. The visit initiated a series, celebrating vibrant Polish-Japanese ties. Gratitude

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Warsaw Uprising: Honoring Heroism and Resilience in WWII’s Defining Battle

During World War II, the Warsaw Uprising was a 63-day brave effort led by the Home Army to liberate Warsaw from German occupation and regain Polish independence. Despite overwhelming odds, they fought with determination and resourcefulness.

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The terrible German Invasion

The German Invasion of Poland – 83 years ago today || September 1, 1939 - September 1, 2022

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“Hope” Documentary Film – September 17

Agnieszka Topolska’s English language documentary Hope follows Lucie Bucki as she chronicles her heroic path in discovering the truth about her family. At age 33, Bucki’s life changed when she learns she is adopted and the lives of her biological parents were full of difficulty and heartbreak.

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Powstanie warszawskie | Warsaw Uprising

Today is the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, an insurrection that would result in over 200,000 civilian and insurgent deaths and the destruction of much of the city (85% by January 1945)

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Soviet Russia invades Poland Sept. 17, 1939

September 17, 1939 at 6 am - two Soviet fronts invaded the territories of the Second Polish Republic.

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Stanley W. Lyskanowski

Stanley W. Lyskanowski

The Polish Museum of America mourns the loss of PMA Member Stanley W. Lyskanowski.

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