Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

New book about 1939 Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland

06.09.2019 11:27
A new book that sets the record straight on the 1939 Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland has been launched in the UK.
The new book by Roger Moorhouse was launched at the Polish embassy in London on Thursday.
The new book by Roger Moorhouse was launched at the Polish embassy in London on Thursday.Image: Polish Embassy UK

Entitled First to Fight: The Polish War 1939, the book is the work of British historian Roger Moorhouse. It was launched at the Polish embassy in London on Thursday.

Moorhouse told those at the launch that his primary goal was to tell the story of the Polish defensive war of September 1939 in an open and faithful manner, free of the mythology of the aggressors, but bringing back the Polish voice to the historical narrative.

A panel discussion at the Polish embassy was attended by History Today editor Paul Lay, historian Richard Overy, and the director of the Warsaw-based Pilecki Institute, Wojciech Kozłowski.

First to Fight: The Polish War 1939 is the first account in English of the Polish defensive war of 1939 in almost five decades.

In its review of the book, The Economist wrote that Moorhouse’s book “sets the wartime record straight about Poland’s forgotten heroism and suffering, which is strangely absent from standard histories.”

Last month, the book was published in a Polish translation.