Siege of Danzig 1807 and it’s consequences.

Siege of Danzig

Siege of Danzig 1807 and it’s consequences Did you know that Gdańsk, known as Danzig in German, was a free city not once, but twice! The Siege of Danzig in 1807 has opened the new, French chapter in Gdansks history. The first Napoleonic Free City of Danzig 1807-1813. Gdansk or Danzig was one of the […]

World War 2 in Gdansk, Stutthof concentration camp and Pomerania

Stutthof Concentration Camp

The history of WW2 is inseparably linked with Gdańsk. The biggest global military conflict began here on 1 September 1939. With the first shots fired in Westerplatte peninsula and in front of the Polish Post Office the war begun. The war ended for the city in March 1945 when it was almost completely razed by […]