History Discovery

Discover articles, some of which appear for the first time on the internet in English.

Map location showing Polish Haitians in Cazale

Polish Haitians in Cazale, Haiti

In the past, the Cazaliens relationship and view of the far-away land of Poland was somewhat abstract. In recent years this has greatly changed due to better access to education and overseas journalists and tourists who have visited Cazale, for the purpose of research and tourism.

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Tram in Wenduine

The Kusttram Through Images

This article is about the Kusttram interurban tram service that links the towns and smaller communities along the West Flanders coast of Belgium. The Kusttram, with 67 stops and 67 kilometres in length is the longest tram route in the world.

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DEFAKA store where the Bernheim Petition was born

The Bernheim Petition

Find out how a Jewish clerk dismissed from his position in Germany was able to take the Hitler government to court at the League of Nations – and win his case for anti-Jewish discrimination and unfair dismissal.

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Tram route 38 in Bytom

Tram Route 38 in Bytom Poland

This daily scheduled tram route is one of the iconic historical visiting points of Bytom. Passengers and tourists can use the route at regular tramway prices.

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Tram bound for Katowice

Transit Tram Journeys in Upper Silesia

This article is about pre World War II historical aspects of the Upper Silesian tramway network. Find out about the history of cross-border and transit tram travel in Upper Silesia and how these difficult journeys affected people of the region.

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Credenhill Court Polish Hostel

Credenhill Court Polish Hostel

Find out about the long history of the Credenhill Court Polish Hostel in Herefordshire. View photographs and access a news film about the hostel produced by Central Television.

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Memorial to August Agboola Browne

August Agboola Browne

Updated 30 October 2020 and 5 March 2021. New information has come to light about August Agboola Browne. This information appears to contradict the account that August gave to ZboWiD in 1949.

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