Nine weeks of blood and glory
Warsaw Uprising of 1944 day by day.

September 28, 1944 - Fifty-ninth day of the Uprising

Name day: Wacław, Marek
Sunrise 6:47 am; sunset 6:37 pm; average air temperature: 10°C
Slightly cloudy; Vistula river level: 50 cm

          General Källner's troops, counting three times as many soldiers as the insurgents, are preparing themselves to launch a general attack on Żoliborz. They are to be supported by several dozen tanks, guns and heavy weapons.
          German forces are being concentrated in Marymont and near the Chemical Institute.
          Heavy fights are taking place in the vicinity of Krasińskiego Street and Wilson Square.

          The insurgent troops in Śródmieście successfully repel enemy attacks on Towarowa and Królewska Streets and near the University of Technology.
          The fights over Trzech Krzyży (Three Crosses) Square last a few hours, but eventually the victory is on the side of the partisans.

          In Kampinos, the Germans pacify the villages of Pociecha, Wiersze, Janówek, Brozówka, Krogulec and others.

          Before noon in Ożarów, the Home Army Headquarters officers Lieutenant Colonel Zygmunt Dobrowolski "Zyndram" and Lieutenant Alfred Korczyński "Sas" ("Saxon"), acting as an interpreter, hold negotiations with SS-Obergruppenführer von dem Bach about the German conditions of Warsaw capitulation.
          Following the consultations, the Home Army Headquarters decide to continue the talks.

edited by: Maciej Janaszek-Seydlitz

translated by: Beata Murzyn

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