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  • 1944

    Letter from General Zygmunt Berling to General Julian Skokowski

    General Berling instructs General Skokowski on what actions to take if the Warsaw Uprising fails. His forces are to withdraw to the Kampinowska Forest or meet Gen. Berling's forces to the east of Zoliborz.

  • June 23, 1944

    Notes of Stalin's Speech during a Reception at the Kremlin on 23 June 1944 to Celebrate the Achievement of the Agreement to Create the Polish Provisional Government of National Unity

    A refection on Stalin's 1944 speech commemorating the creation of the Polish Provisional Government discusses the history of Russo-Polish relations and Poland's need to have many powerful allies in the coming years.

  • October 22, 1944

    Minutes of the PWP CC Meetings on 22 October 1944

    Bierut describes the meeting between Mikolajczyk, Stalin, and Churchill, discussing how Stalin rejected Mikolajczyk's memorandum on the Polish situation. Bierut, Churchill, and Stalin discuss the rebuilding of Poland: Churchill thinks reforms should be postponed until after the war, Stalin and Bierut disagree. Beirut and Mikolajczyk discuss the Curzon line and the PKWN. In a final meeting, Churchill, Stalin, and Bierut discuss Polands economy and infrastructure.

  • December 14, 1944

    Minutes from a Meeting of the Politburo Held on 14 December 1944

    Bierut's account of three conversations with Stalin held between 6 and 14 December 1944. Stalin and Bierut discuss Poland's internal politics. In another meeting, Stalin and Bierut discuss France's attitude toward Poland; Stalin says that France only agreed to support Poland under pressure from the USSR.

  • December 18, 1944

    Minutes from a Meeting of the Military Division of the CC PPR Relating to Information Provided by Gen. Rola-Żymierski from his Talks with Stalin

    Polish representatives discuss their country's military with Stalin.

  • November 14, 1945

    Gomulka’s Memorandum of a Conversation with Stalin

    Stalin and Gomulka discuss Polish political structure, domestic policy, and foreign relations.

  • April 07, 1946

    Bierut's Telephone Conversation with Stalin

    Bierut and Stalin discuss the ecnonomic needs of post-war Poland in regards to grain and coal. Internal Polish politics are also discussed.

  • August 28, 1946

    Bierut's Notes of a Conversation with Stalin on the Situation in the Polish Socialist Party (PPS) and Preparations for Parliamentary Elections in Poland

    Bierut and Stalin discuss ongoing internal political struggles among Polish communists and other leftist organizations in Poland.

  • November 24, 1946

    Osóbka Morawski's Notes of a Conversation with Stalin in Sochi Held by PPR and PPS Delegations

    Morawski notes a conversation he had with Soviet officials, including Stalin, regarding his party's (PPS) political stance in regards to future elections in Poland.

  • July 18, 1947

    Chart of Distribution of Persons Resettled in Akcja Wisla [Vistula Operation] from the Beginning to 18 July 1947 to Olsztyn Voivodeship

    Information is given on the resettlement of Ukrainians and Lemkos from along the southern and eastern borders of Poland to Olsztyn voivodeship.

  • February 21, 1948

    Report of the Special Action of the Polish Socialist Party in Prague, 21-25 February 1948

    In the midst of a cabinet crisis in Czechoslovakia that would lead to the February Communist coup, several delegates from the Polish Socialist Party were sent to Prague to spread socialist influence. The crisis is outlined, as well as a thorough report of the conference in Prague.

  • February 20, 1950

    Notes from Conversation with General Chmurowicz

    Col. J. Burgin remembers General Chmurowicz describing his refusal to comply with German officers concerning the Katyn affair while imprisoned as a POW at Woldenburg. Chmurowicz also spoke of Stefan Mossor's compliance with the Germans.

  • January 02, 1951

    J. Burgin's Report on a Trip to North Korea

    Burgin reports on the political and economic circumstances of North Korea during the course of war and addresses the question of Polish assistance to Korea.

  • January 07, 1951

    Report on the War and Political Situation in Korea

    Dodin reports on the Korean War in regards to its economic and political impact in North Korea.

  • June 30, 1951

    Report from the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Korea

    Deperasinski reports on the war's impact on the North Korean military and on the civilians.

  • July 15, 1951

    Official Note from the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Korea

    Talks concerning truce open in Gaeseong between North and South Korea and are suspended due to disagreements on the neutral zone.

  • September 01, 1951

    Report from the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Korea for the Period of July through August 1951

    Deperasinski reports on intensified bombings in Pyongyang, agriculture, women, education, as well as the activities of the Polish Embassy in Korea.

  • March 13, 1952

    Report on the Korean War, the Armistice Negotiations, and the Domestic Situation in Korea

    A letter addressed to Feder reports on the Korean War, peace negotiations, and the domestic situation in Korea, calling for larger assistance on Romania's part.

  • August 08, 1952

    Report from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of Poland in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for the Period of 25 June to 25 July 1952.

    Enemy attacks on hydro-electric power stations and transportation leave the DPRK with electricity shortage and transportation difficulties.

  • December 31, 1952

    Report from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of Poland in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for the Period of 20 November to 31 December 1952

    Jozef reports on the progress of the Korean War and improving domestic conditions in North Korea.