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Christian Davies

Christian Davies, a correspondent based in Warsaw, writes for the Guardian and the Observer.

The Battle for Poland’s History

Christian Davies, 9 May 2019

One Sunday​ in October 2017, a crowd gathered outside Our Lady, Queen of Polish Martyrs church, in the eastern Warsaw neighbourhood of Grochów. They were there to see the unveiling of a commemorative plaque: ‘In Memory of the 200,000 Poles Murdered in Warsaw in the German Death Camp KL Warschau.’ Flanked by two soldiers, the plaque was sprinkled with holy water by a priest...

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