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In the early Middle Ages, tribes of the western Polans settled in parts of what is now national territory as part of the migration of peoples. The first documentary mention was made in 966 under the first historically attested Polish Duke Mieszko I, who opened the country to Christianity.
Having been deprived of its sovereignty by the neighboring states at the end of the 18th century, Poland regained its independence in 1918 with the Treaty of Versailles. The invasion of the German Reich and the Soviet Union at the beginning of the Second World War and their occupation rule cost the lives of millions of Polish citizens, especially Polish Jews.

Rewa Fishermen - boatmen from the fishing village

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Rewa Fishermen - boatmen from the fishing village

The idyllic village Rewa is a Kashubian fishing village, which is first mentioned in documents in 1589, when the abbot of the Cistercians, who were subject to the coastal strip in this region for control, allowed the construction of small fishing sheds.

Gdynia - sandy beaches and important business port

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Gdynia - sandy beach and business port of great importance

Today an imposing city on the Baltic Sea, Gdynia was a real village until 1918. Through the Treaty of Versailles, Poland was granted "access to the Baltic Sea" by the victorious powers through the so-called Polish Corridor, but it did not have a port of its own in the corridor.

Rewa – Peninsula Reff, Fishing dock and the Amber Road

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Rewa – A Fishing dock, Sandbank Reff and the Amber Road

Once a major landing place in trade and for fishing, the landing place of the former fishermen of Rewa is located on the beach at the side of the Putziger Wieks, the Polish Zatoka Pucka.

Short Visit to Wejherowo - Statue of Jakob von Weiher

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Short Visit to Wejherowo - Statue of Jakob von Weiher

Wejherowo calls itself the spiritual capital of the Kashubians, so it has become an important destination of pilgrims to the Holy Portrait of Our Lady, whose image was blessed in 1999 by John Paul II.

A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

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A short visit to Warsaw Castle Square

A business meeting with two entrepreneurs from Warsaw had led to a short visit to the capital of Poland, followed by a short visit to the Castle Square in the city center, which was known far beyond the country's borders.

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