Civilized Mess

Photo essay: Warsaw, the Phoenix city

by Keyvan Tabari
Warsaw became the capital of Poland because it was geographically close to Lithuania when that Duchy joined it in a 16th century Commonwealth. It was razed to the ground in 1944 because the uprising of its residents outraged the occupying Germans. It was rebuilt by the Polish Communist regime and received its largest landmark building as a gift from Stalin after WWII. It emerged as a leader in the movement that by 1990 ended the European Communist Empire established by Russia, Poland’s nemesis for over two centuries >>> more

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Esfand Aashena

Nice pitrues.

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I could feel the old pain through the pictures.  Having been completely destroyed it is still good.  Goes to show the people will eventually survive and move on.

Imagine all that bricks and concrete in the streets and what it took to clean it up and where did they take all the debris?  Maybe they recycled some. 

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