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Dan Cruickshank: Resurrecting History: Warsaw

Dan Cruickshank returns to his childhood home of Warsaw to explore the memories of the city, which the Nazis razed to the ground in World War Two, and the memories of its people.

Dan Cruickshank returns to his childhood home of Warsaw for the first time in almost 60 years. In a personal and moving film, he recalls his boyhood memories to explore the memories of the city and the memories of its people. No city in Europe suffered so much destruction in the Second World War, no city rose up so heroically from the ashes. The Nazis had razed Warsaw to the ground, but after the war the people fought hard to bring their city back from the dead in one of the greatest reconstruction jobs in history. As a boy, Cruickshank lived in the rebuilt old town and it inspired his love of architecture and made him the man he is today.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 4 Apr 2016 00:35

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Role Contributor
Presenter Dan Cruickshank
Executive Producer Basil Comely
Producer Tim Dunn
Director Tim Dunn

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Dan Cruickshank shares his memories

Dan Cruickshank shares his memories

Resurrecting History: Warsaw