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Polish American Congress
Washington Metropolitan Area Division

 

Here are links to a variety of projects, of this Division and other organizations, in the furtherance of Polish culture and knowledge of Polish history.
  • Zofia Korbońska, Patriot and Resistance Fighter, 1915-2010
     
  • POLAND - 1,000 Years of History and Culture: A unique video documentary by Roger Conant, for learning, teaching and showing pride in your Polish heritage. In English.
     
  • Electronic Museum of Polish History, concentrating on 1919-1945, relations with Canada & USA.
     
  • Project InPosterum: [Latin - for the future], a nonprofit, public benefit corporation for the specific purpose of preserving and popularizing selected subjects of World War II history and its aftermath with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe.
     
  • Katyn Massacre, 1940: A compendium of links to information, documents and articles about this crime against the Polish nation.
     
     
  • Warsaw Uprising, 1944: On the 60th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (August 1, 1944), the Washington Metropolitan Area Division has put together a series of pages honoring this heroic event. Included are descriptions of the Anniversary Observances in Warsaw, July 30 - August 2, 2004.
     
  • Polish Wartime Resistance: A web site about the home Army (Armia Krajowa) in four languages
     
  • Book about Ejszyszki by historian Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, honored with the Józef Mackiewicz Award in 2003.
      
  • Siberian Victims Memorial: A virtual monument memorializing approximately 1.7 million Polish citizens who made the enforced journey to Siberia or other places of Soviet exile.
     
  • Enigma Files: Information on how the German Enigma codes were broken by Polish mathematicians in WW2. Royal Navy Cmdr. Patrick Beesly, in his book Very Special Intelligence, wrote: "...without it, it is no exaggeration to say that Germany might have won the Second World War." In English and Polish.
     
  • Memoirs by Jan Kanty Miska: "Od Beliny do Sławoja" covering the interwar years, the September 1939 campaign and his internment in a German POW camp. In Polish.