Centralwings is a scheduled airline (although will convert to becoming solely a charter airline on 1 October 2008) based in Warsaw, Poland. Previously operated as low-cost airline. It is a subsidiary of LOT Polish Airlines, operating international services in Europe, using Boeing 737 aircraft. Its main base is Warsaw Frederic Chopin ...
The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of the Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany in Warsaw, then former capital of Poland located in the territory of General Government during World War II. Between 1941 and 1943, starvation, disease and deportations to concentration camps and extermination camps dropped the population of the ghetto from an estimated 450,000 to approximately 71,000. In 1943 t...
Aerial photo of the Umschlagplatz. Warsaw's "Danziger Bahnhof" (Danziger Station) was located approximately 1 km north of it. Both the Warsaw ghetto and the city itself was provided with goods by this trading centre, which remained operational even during the deportations.
Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT is an airline based in Poland. The company employs 4,200 people and reaches 49 destinations in 31 countries. Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is their home base and main hub. The name Polskie Linie Lotnicze means Polish Airlines, while LOT means 'the flight' in Polish.
The Warsaw Uprising Museum is to be located in the buildings of the former tramway power station, at 28 Przyokopowa Street. It was built in 1904-1905 on a building lot at the corner of Grzybowska and Przyokopowa Streets, with its pediment facing the latter. It is situated in the immediate neighbourhood of Towarowa Street – an important traffic artery.
During the Second World War, the Historic Centre of Warsaw was completely destroyed. Aerial photogtraphs taken in 1935, 1947 and 1990 can be used to compare de different situations. In 1935, the Stare Miasto comprising the Market place with old houses and the Royal Castle are architectural heritage included in the ramparts of the city. All these vestiges were destroyed in 1944 as it is well vis...
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