Poland is one of twelve countries to have participated in all winter Olympic Games! (poland.pl)
“Every child saved with my help and the help of all the wonderful secret messengers, who today are no longer living, is the justification of my existence on this earth, and not a title to glory.” - Irena Sendler
- Irena Sendler (15 February 1910 – 12 May 2008), the woman who smuggled more than 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto, saving their lives.
Irena Sendler was born on this day (15.02) in 1910. She was a Polish nurse who saved thousands of Jewish children during World War Two by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Franciszek Gąsienica Groń was the first Polish athlete to win a Winter Olympics medal in Nordic skiing in Cortina Italy in 1956!
Rosa Luxemburg (5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919)
“Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.”
Polish girls in traditional dress dancing in Market Square, Kraków, Poland.