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Two Polish soldiers, father and his son, walking down the street during the Warsaw Uprising, Warecka Street, Warsaw, Poland, August 1944

Two Polish soldiers, father and his son, walking down the street during the Warsaw Uprising, Warecka Street, Warsaw, Poland, August 1944

Fotografia z Powstania Warszawskiego. Śródmieście Północne, ul. Zielna. Przygotowania do podpalenia gmachu PAST-y, żołnierze napełniają bute...

Fotografia z Powstania Warszawskiego. Śródmieście Północne, ul. Zielna. Przygotowania do podpalenia gmachu PAST-y, żołnierze napełniają bute...

Insurgent manning a 7.92 mm 'Browning' wz. 30 on ul. Bartoszewicz.

Insurgent manning a 7.92 mm 'Browning' wz. 30 on ul. Bartoszewicz.

Two Polish Scouts posing by a barricade during the Warsaw Uprising 1944 [748x1024]

Two Polish Scouts posing by a barricade during the Warsaw Uprising 1944 [748x1024]

Warsaw Uprising: Young polish courier from Starówka district wearing German Wintertarnwendejäcke M42 uniform.

Warsaw Uprising: Young polish courier from Starówka district wearing German Wintertarnwendejäcke M42 uniform.

Fotografia z Powstania Warszawskiego. Grupa powstańców na Starym Mieście.

Fotografia z Powstania Warszawskiego. Grupa powstańców na Starym Mieście.

On August 1, 1944, some 40,000 Polish Home Army soldiers, including 4,000 women, rose up against German occupiers.  Heinrich Himmler quickly sent in more troops and began aerial bombardments. Moscow withheld the help Poles had expected from Red Army troops just outside the city. One Polish patriot wrote, "We are waiting for you, red plague/To deliver us from black death."

On August 1, 1944, some 40,000 Polish Home Army soldiers, including 4,000 women, rose up against German occupiers. Heinrich Himmler quickly sent in more troops and began aerial bombardments. Moscow withheld the help Poles had expected from Red Army troops just outside the city. One Polish patriot wrote, "We are waiting for you, red plague/To deliver us from black death."

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