Radzymin

Grave of Polish troops fallen in the Battle of Radzymin (1920)

Town in Poland and is one of the distant suburbs of the city of Warsaw.

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Wołomin County

Territorial and administrative division in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland.

The county contains six other towns: Ząbki, 11 km south-west of Wołomin, Marki, 10 km west of Wołomin, Kobyłka, 3 km south-west of Wołomin, Zielonka, 8 km south-west of Wołomin, Radzymin, 9 km north-west of Wołomin, and Tłuszcz, 18 km north-east of Wołomin.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

American Jewish writer born in Poland who wrote and published first in Yiddish and later translated himself into English with the help of editors and collaborators.

Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1969
Isaac (right) with his brother Israel Joshua Singer (1930s)
Krochmalna Street in Warsaw near the place where the Singers lived (1940 or 1941)
Singer's bench in Biłgoraj
Commemorative plaque at 1 Krochmalna Street in Warsaw
Isaac Bashevis Singer with unidentified woman, in 1969

A commemorative plaque attached to a front wall of a building resided by Isaac Singer and his family during their dwelling in Radzymin (ul. Stary Rynek 7, 05-250 Radzymin)

Jan Baudouin de Courtenay

Polish linguist and Slavist, best known for his theory of the phoneme and phonetic alternations.

He was born in Radzymin, in the Warsaw Governorate of Congress Poland (a state in personal union with the Russian Empire), to a family of distant French extraction.

Julian Ochorowicz

Julian Ochorowicz
Bolesław Prus
Eusapia Palladino, Warsaw, 1893
Psychologist Ochorowicz watches closely as Polish telekinetic Stanisława Tomczyk, in a trance, levitates scissors. Wisla, Poland, 1909.
Monument to Ochorowicz at Wisła, which he built into a health resort and tourist destination

Julian Leopold Ochorowicz (outside Poland also known as Julien Ochorowitz; Radzymin, 23 February 1850 – 1 May 1917, Warsaw) was a Polish philosopher, psychologist, inventor (precursor of radio and television ), poet, publicist, and leading exponent of Polish Positivism.

Marki

City in central Poland, just to the north-east of the Polish capital Warsaw.

Narrow gauge steam locomotive Px48-1778 in the vicinity of City Hall honoring the Marecka Kolej Dojazdowa.
Former hospital where Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis died.
Commemorative plaque on the former hospital where Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis died.
Briggs Palace
Marki Radio Relay Mast

The Marecka Kolej Dojazdowa (Marki Commuter Railway) was a narrow gauge railway in Poland connecting Warsaw with Marki and Radzymin active from 1896 to 1974.

Battle of Radzymin (1944)

One of a series of engagements between the 1st Byelorussian Front of the Red Army and the Army Group Centre of the German Army.

Battle of Radzymin

The battle was part of the Lublin-Brest Offensive between 1 and 4 August 1944 at the conclusion of Operation Bagration the Belorussian strategic offensive operation near the town of Radzymin in the vicinity of Warsaw, part of which entailed a large tank battle at Wołomin.

Yaakov Aryeh Guterman

The founding admor of the Radzymin Hasidic Dynasty.

Ohel of Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Guterman in the Warsaw Jewish Cemetery

He was called the "Sabba Kadisha (Holy Grandfather) of Radzymin".

Leoncin

Village in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.

Twin sisters were also born here in 1902, but died of scarlet fever in 1906, the same year the family moved to Radzymin.

Marecka Kolej Dojazdowa

Former terminus station building in Radzymin

Marecka Kolej Dojazdowa (Marki Commuter Railway) was a narrow gauge railway in Poland connecting Warsaw with Marki and Radzymin, it operated from 1896 to 1974.

Battle of Warsaw (1920)

Series of battles that resulted in a decisive Polish victory in 1920 during the Polish–Soviet War.

Clockwise from top left:
 Polish infantry on the move; dinner while on duty; 120 mm battery firing on Russian positions; Machine gun nest; Polish reinforcements on the way to the front; Captured Soviet flags displayed by defenders.
Władysław Sikorski with the staff of the Polish 5th Army during the Battle of Warsaw
Polish defences at Miłosna, near Warsaw
Polish soldiers on the way to the front
Polish infantry at the Battle of Warsaw
Graves of Polish soldiers who fell in the Battle of Warsaw, Powązki Military Cemetery, Warsaw
Polish commander Józef Piłsudski
Soviet commander Mikhail Tukhachevsky
Positions before the battle
Second phase of the battle: Polish counterattack

In heavy fighting, Radzymin changed hands several times and most foreign diplomats left Warsaw; only the British and Vatican ambassadors chose to remain.