Must Visit World War II Sites in Warsaw, Poland

Must Visit World War II Sites in Warsaw, Poland, Warsaw, Poland (B)

The Eastern European countries suffered greatly during World War II. Warsaw was no exception; in fact, this city suffered some of the most burdens during the war of all the Eastern countries. The Warsaw Uprising has strong connections to Poland's historic roots, which kept its country and culture in tact during a time of death and destruction. If searching for a bit of WWII history, be sure to visit these sites. 

If visiting Warsaw, the Warsaw Uprising Museum is a must to discover the hardship of the Polish during World War II. The Polish Underground Resistance initiated the uprising on August 1, 1944 as part of an anti-Nazi operation. This started a 63 day struggle of the Warsaw underground against the Nazis. Outside one experiences various images and paintings dedicated to those who died and the names of the people who served on the marble wall. The underground did not have enough weapons and most sacrificed their lives for the belief in saving Warsaw. Over 200,000 Polish citizens died.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Must Visit World War II Sites in Warsaw, Poland
Guide Location: Poland » Warsaw
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Warsaw Uprising Museum
  • St. John's Cathedral
  • Royal Castle
  • Jewish Ghetto wall
  • Jewish tenement house
  • Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom 
  • The Pawiak Prison
  • The Tomb of an Unknown Solider

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