On 29 July 1944, Zdzisław Jeziorański, known as Jan Nowak, the so-called ‘Courier from Warsaw’, met with General Tadeusz Komorowski codename ‘Bór’.
Jeziorański has been sent to Warsaw by the Polish Government-in-Exile in London to report on the Tehran and Moscow conferences which had taken place the previous year. And the news wasn’t good.
Soviet forces are fast approaching Warsaw from the east, creating unrest for the Nazi German occupiers. The launch of the Warsaw Uprising was now a matter of when, not if…
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With thanks to:
- Rafał Brodacki, an historian from the Warsaw Rising Museum.
- Alicja Baczyńska, your audio guide, for help with acoustic mapping throughout the Unseen project.
How to listen:
Unseen is available as a downloadable podcast, although it is best experienced through the Echoes geolocative storytelling app available for iOS and Android. After loading the app, search for soundwalks in Warsaw and you’ll find Unseen.