History of Poland

Settling Claims Agreement

On July 16, 1960, an important indemnity agreement was signed between the US and Polish People’s Republic. This agreement regulated settling claims by US citizens and institutions against Poland, regarding property left by those parties in Poland during and after WWII.  Below is the original agreement in full. … Read More ›

Poland: Her People and Deeds

Marek Jan Chodakiewicz Introduction Poland is the abode of the Poles. It is their homeland (kraj). The term homeland, however, can have a variety of meanings. First, it can be a political concept of the Polish state (państwo). It is… Read More ›

New Polish State Award

  In January 2017, on the initiative of Senator Prof. Jan Zaryn, the Polish Senate passed a law establishing a new state award, to be awarded by the President, called the Order of the Cross of the West. Currently, the… Read More ›


English version Dr. Ewa Kurek       Tak naprawdę to do dziś nie wiemy, co w lipcu 1941 roku wydarzyło się w Jedwabnem. Natomiast sześćdziesiąt lat później z Jedwabnem związane jest na pewno największe w historii Polski kłamstwo historyczne,… Read More ›