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|Placemark for the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising (Wikipedia link).|
Includes two overlays, one with a map of the Ghetto during World War II, the other a 1888 street map of Warsaw.
|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. ||08/17/2008||1,773|
|On January 18, 1943, the first instance of armed resistance occurred when the Germans started the final expulsion of the remaining Jews. The Jewish fighters had some success: the expulsion stopped after four days and the ŻOB and ŻZW resistance organizations took control of the Ghetto, building shelters and fighting posts and operating against Jewish collaborators.|
|Radegast is a former railway station in Łódź, Poland. During World War II, in the course of the Holocaust, the station, located at the time near the boundary of the Łódź Ghetto, was the place where Jewish and other inhabitants of Łódź were gathered for transport out of the Ghetto and the city to the Kulmhof and Auschwitz death camps. About 150,000 Jews passed throu...||06/09/2009||485|
|The Pałac Kultury i Nauki, PKiN, is a gift from the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin to the people of Warsaw.||09/16/2005||513|
|A twin-jet Airliner heading towards Warsaw Airport||01/20/2008||358|
|Aicraft taking off at Frederic Chopin International Airport - Warsaw - Poland.||09/02/2005||455|
|The Chełmno extermination camp (German name Kulmhof) was an extermination camp of Nazi Germany that was situated 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Łódź, near a small village called Chełmno nad Nerem (Kulmhof an der Nehr, in German). This was in a part of Poland annexed by Germany as Reichsgau Wartheland in 1939. It was the first extermination camp, opened in 1941 to kill the Jews o...||08/09/2007||4,443|
|Ring of forts around Warsaw.||12/13/2005||543|
|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.||11/18/2009||663|
|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.||09/14/2005||477|
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 ...