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Once a year on August 1st Warsaw’s residents pay homage to the fallen heroes who fought for freedom in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. The largest rebellion against German Nazi occupation during WW II, it cost over 200 000 lives and destruction of the capital.

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National 3rd of May Holiday in Warsaw

Below: a scene from Andrzej Wajda’s Pan Tadeusz an adaptation of Adam Mickiewicz’s 19th-century epic poem.

Original music composed by  Wojciech Kilar, composer and pianist, author of orchestral music, chamber vocal-instrumental and piano compositions, and scores for the theatre and cinema.

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