New film on Wehrmacht terror
2nd October 2010
A new documentary focussing on Polish prisoners of war who were forced to fight alongside the Nazis has been released.
Polish POWs had little choice but to join the Wehrmacht
Directed by Mariusz Malinowski, ‘Children of the Wehrmacht’ looks at the story of Alojzy Lysko’s father, one of the estimated 500,000 Poles who found themselves in the no-win situation during WWII.
The film follows Lysko as he sets out to collect information from survivors in order to discover his father’s eventual fate.
“It is difficult to think back over the memories,” says Lysko. “I love my dad very much, even though I did not know him for all of his life. But I am aware of what happened to him and what he went through.”
The dramatic story reaches ...
The full text of articles over six months old is only available to members of My NPE
Silesia’s political ties to the Polish crown came to an end in 1327, just prior to the passing of King Henryk VI - last of the once-powerful, yet suddenly successor-less ... -
Born in Łódź, 1933, Jerzy Kosiński stands out as one of the 20th centuries great literary talents, with a life story every bit as sinister and dramatic as his books. ... -