Poland marks 70th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

They were not bombed day and night, and they enjoyed the right to insurrection. The Palestinians are experiencing a Holocaust, yet they are called terrorist for the very same acts of resistance to occupied Gaza… A ghetto where they can not escape from. I have no pity for the poor darling Zionist who have become War Criminals … The Jewish Holocaust has lost its luster and has little meaning now that the regime that runs Israel has become monstrous war criminals.

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Monika Scislowska reports for the Associated Press:

‘Sirens let out a long and mournful wail and people and traffic stood still on the streets of Warsaw on Friday as Poland commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, a revolt against Nazi Germany that ended tragically for the Poles.

On Aug. 1, 1944, thousands of poorly-armed young city residents rose up against the German forces to try to take control of Warsaw ahead of the advancing Soviet army. They held on for 63 days in the cut-off city before being forced to surrender. Almost 200,000 fighters and civilians were killed in street fights and in German bombings. The Nazis expelled the survivors and set the city ablaze.

President Bronislaw Komorowski joined hundreds of the surviving insurgents for a series of ceremonies that honored the heroic struggle that remains a source of pride for the Poles.’


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