ZKR: Polish Successes in WW2


The Polish Association in GB and  the IPN History Station in London invite everyone to the commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Outbreak of World War II

1 SEPTEMBER 2019 (Sunday)  

at The Polish Hearth (55 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PN)  

Free Entry.

The Exhibition "First to Fight will be in the Main Room and comprises 20 displays in English and Polish about Poland’s battles in World War II.


12.00 Event Opens

12.30 Anniversary Introduction by Dr Marek Laskiewicz

12.40 Lecture "Polish Successes in WW2” Dr Marek Laskiewicz   

1.00 Exhibition Tour by Dr Marek Laskiewicz


2.00 Welcoming Speech in Polish  – Letter in Polish from the Ambasador of the Republic of Poland Dr Arkady Rzegocki read by Viceconsul Jerzy Uklanski, 2nd Secretary Consular Section

2.10 Two Classic Polish Songs and a Chopin Polonaise

[2.10 Lecture in Polish by Prof. Tomasz Kazmierski (please see Polish screen)]


2.45 Three Classic Polish Songs 

4.00 Lecture "Polish Successes in WW2” by Dr Marek Laskiewicz

4.30 Exhibition Tour by Dr Marek Laskiewicz

5.00 to 6.00 Exhibition Tours by Dr Marek Laskiewicz

7.00 Events Closes.



1) His Excellency, Dr Arkady Rzegocki, Ambasador of the Republic of Poland to the United Kingdom

2) Prof. Tomasz Kaźmierski, Rector, Polish University Abroad [PUNO]



1) Dr Marek Laskiewicz, Leader, Polish Association in Great Britain [PWWB], and Coordinator, IPN History Station in London

2) Mrs Sylwia Kosiec, Deputy Director PWWB and IPN History Station in London.


CO-ORGANISORS are The Polish Hearth and the Institute of National Remembrance [IPN] in Gdansk.



1) The Embassy of the Republic of Poland

2Institute of National Remembrance [IPN] in Gdansk

3) Polish Cultural Institute[IKP]

4) The Polish Hearth

5) Polish University Abroad [PUNO]


The Event is part-financed by the Polish Foreign Ministry [MSZ] Polonia Fund, Institute of National Remembrance [IPN] and Polish Cultural Institute [IKP].