The truth about Poland and the Holocaust

An item from the Legion Magazine.

Passchendaele: Canada’s brutal victory
Front lines
The truth about Poland

The truth about Poland

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

The names are synonymous with Nazi Germany’s diabolical plan to exterminate Europe’s Jewish population: Sobibor, Treblinka, Auschwitz. All of them, and multiple other extermination and concentration camps, were in Poland.

But Poland’s current president, Andrzej Duda, signed a controversial bill making it illegal to accuse the nation of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany, including the Holocaust.

The law, which will next be reviewed by the country’s Constitutional Tribunal, also bans the use of terms such as “Polish death camps” in reference to Auschwitz and other Nazi extermination sites. Violators can be punished by fine or a jail sentence of up to three years.


Mystery of the lucky Lancaster

Mystery of the lucky Lancaster

Story by Sharon Adams

It was just six weeks before the end of the Second World War when the telegram arrived for the Lee family in Winnipeg, all capital letters, like someone shouting to be heard above a rising internal wail: REGRET TO ADVISE THAT YOUR SON FLYING OFFICER JIM GEN LEE…IS REPORTED MISSING AFTER AIR OPERATIONS OVERSEAS MARCH TWENTY THIRD STOP LETTER FOLLOWS.


Vintage War Posters V.2
This week in history
This Week in History

February 13-15, 1945

British and American bombers drop thousands of explosives on Dresden, Germany, destroying the city.


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