Sunday, September 5, 2021

Warsaw Uprising Calendar: September 4th and 5th - Powiśle district under German attack

- Powiśle becomes a major focus of the German attack. Germans are trying to break the defenses there. Their attack brings success in the form of the seizure of the building of the State Mutual Insurance Institution.

- 150 Home Army soldiers are killed in an encirclement. 

- Insurgents in the district are running out of ammunition.

- The commander of the Powiśle troops, Major Błaszczak, decided to start evacuating the population to  Downtown which was heavily bombarded by the German air force.