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Modern Poland rewrites its WWII past: Patriotism, negligence or something else?

Modern Poland rewrites its WWII past: Patriotism, negligence or something else? Ignoring the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Warsaw is just the latest questionable decision by Polish authorities, eager to rewrite WWII history to better fit modern political imperatives. However, patriotism it is not. Units of the Red Army and the First Polish Army entered Warsaw on January 17, 1945, ending more than five years of German occupation. Seventy-five years after the fact, however, Warsaw is choosing not to…

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