History Stories
Why Poland Punishes Those Who Accuse It of the Holocaust
February 7, 2018

Using the term 'Polish death camp' is now punishable by up to three years in prison. Read More

Nazi Time Capsule Unearthed in Poland
September 20, 2016

An 82-year-old time capsule containing perfectly preserved Nazi relics including copies of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has been found at a former Nazi training school in Poland. Read More

Poland’s Sickle-Wearing Corpses Not Vampire Burials
December 22, 2015

According to a new study, sickles were placed around the throats of the dead in a Polish cemetery not to guard against suspected vampires but to ward off evil demons. Read More

No Evidence of Nazi Gold Train, Experts Say
December 16, 2015

Scientists have announced that an investigation has found no trace of a Nazi train laden with looted gold, gems and weapons buried in southwest Poland. Read More

Nazi “Ghost Train” Loaded with Gold May Have Been Found in Poland
August 24, 2015

Two men have contacted Polish authorities claiming to know the location of a German train packed with gold and other valuables that vanished at the end of World War II. Read More

The Truth About Poland’s “Vampire” Burials
December 2, 2014

A new study finds that men and women buried as vampires in 17th and 18th century Poland were not—as previously believed—immigrants to the region. Read More

World War II Begins, 75 Years Ago
September 1, 2014

On the 75th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Poland, look back at the Nazi offensive that launched World War II. Read More

Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
May 16, 2013

Find out more about the largest, armed Jewish resistance movement of World War II. Read More