Cemetery of Warsaw Insurgents

Local nameCmentarz Powstańców Warszawy
LocationWola, Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Insurgents Cemetery is located at 174/176 Wolska Street in the Wola district of Warsaw. It was established in 1945 and occupies 1.5 hectares.

It is the largest burial site of victims of the Warsaw Uprising, which broke out on 1 August 1944 and lasted until 2 October 1944. Approximately 104,000 people are buried in the cemetery, mostly in collective graves. Its centrepiece is the monument to The Fallen Unconquerable, created by Professor Kazimierz Zemła, under which the ashes of 50,000 victims of the uprising are buried. The monument was unveiled in 1973.

Approximately 10,000 Polish resistance fighters and 200,000 civilians were killed during the 63 days of the Warsaw Uprising. Thousands of victims were buried in makeshift graves all over Warsaw and thousands more were never identified or given any sort of burial.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Insurgents_Cemetery

Address (Unnamed Road), Warszawa 01, Poland

Coordinates 52°13'36.188" N 20°56'3.506" E

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