‘If people become silent, the stones will cry out…’ – Stutthof concentration camp

I don’t know why I waited so long with this post, but here it is. I spent most of my short life living 3 km away from a place where 65.000 people lost… Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Gdynia!

It’s hard to find another city with a more captivating and surprising history than the city of Gdynia. Fine, maybe I’m exaggerating, after all I’m not familiar with all cities in the world… Continue reading

Ardennes ’44 in Poland

I love historical reconstructions. I think it’s the best way, especially for young people, to get interested in history. I attend such events as much as it’s possible. Today there was a reconstruction… Continue reading

Ina Benita – femme fatale of the 30’s

It’s the 100th (or 101st) anniversary of Ina Benita’s birthday. Officially it is said that she was born on February 1st 1912, but she claimed in one of the interviews that she had… Continue reading

Unforgettable Classic Movie actresses…

Pola Negri She is my number one. Pola is a great inspiration to me in many fields. Not only she was a talented actress but also a very strong woman who went through… Continue reading

My 10 favourite actors of the Golden Age

…or should I call it ‘of all time’. For sure. The Internet is full of top lists like this so I’d also like to share my personal and subjective opinion with you. Some… Continue reading

‘All quiet on the Western front…’ Verdun, France

  “It’s queer, when one thinks about it,” goes on Kropp, “we are here to protect our fatherland. And the French are over there to protect their fatherland. Now who’s in the right?”… Continue reading

‘Forever, I’m dreaming of home…’ – Christmas truce 1914

…These is the title of a song that appears in a movie “Joyeux Noel” that tells a real story of the spontaneous ceasefire on No Man’s Land during WWI on Christmas Eve of… Continue reading