Poland owes its freedom to Warsaw uprising - president

by the First News

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 against Poland’s Nazi German occupiers was a huge step towards building a free Poland, President Andrzej Duda said at the Warsaw Uprising Museum on Tuesday.

Speaking during ceremonies held ahead of the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising, which were attended by veterans of the fight, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski and scouts, Duda said that the "Warsaw Uprising was an act of great heroism," and thanks to the Warsaw heroes, Poles can enjoy living in a free Poland today.

He told the gathered insurgents that they are "a great authority" for the younger generation.

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