There were no ‘safe spaces’ or ‘trigger warnings’ for young people during the Warsaw Uprising | Marc Thiessen | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

There were no ‘safe spaces’ or ‘trigger warnings’ for young people during the Warsaw Uprising | Marc Thiessen

American millennials have a lot of complaints about their lot in life. So here’s a question for them: When is the last time you had to walk through a sewer waist-high in human filth, choking on the toxic ammonia, yet unable to cough for fear of alerting the Nazi SS soldiers on the street above — knowing that if you did, they would open a manhole cover and toss in grenades or poison gas to kill you?

Here in Warsaw 75 years ago, teenagers did exactly that. Last week, surviving members of the resistance gathered in the Polish capital to mark the anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, when the underground Home Army rose up, freed the city from Nazi occupation, and held it for 63 days.

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