Written by John Soosaar Saturday, 18 June 2005 17:00
"The 63 days of the Warsaw Uprising caused unspeakable suffering. A quarter of a million people killed - men, women and children. Hundreds of thousands more were expelled, many of them to die in the camps and the convoys."
John Prescott, Britain's Deputy Prime Minister, speaking in Warsaw on the 60th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, in Warsaw, Aug. 1, 2004.
When Jerzy Robaczewski and his family stepped off the liner Samaria at Pier 21 in Halifax on New Year's Day, 1954, to begin a new life in Canada, he had already lived several lifetimes.