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

October 5, 1944 - Third day after the Uprising

Name day: Placyd, Apolinary
Sunrise 7:00 am; sunset 6:21 pm; average air temperature: 11°C
Mostly cloudy, rain; Vistula river level: 65 cm

          The last insurgent troops give themselves up. Only a covering unit commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Franciszek Pacek "M¶cisław" is still present in Warsaw.

          The Home Army Headquarters leave Warsaw in a column together with the 72nd Infantry Regiment.

          The columns of insurgents are directed to Ożarów, and from there further through Skierniewice to Stalag 334 Lamsdorf (Łambinowice near Opole) and to POW camps on the territory of Germany and Austria.

edited by: Maciej Janaszek-Seydlitz

translated by: Beata Murzyn

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