On Saturday April 29, which is Indie Bookstore Day, Filip Springer, author of History of a Disappearance: The Story of a Forgotten Polish Town, will appear at Common Good Books in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Krystyna Borgen, co-head of the Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota Library,
Like with most legends, it’s impossible to say how much of this actually happened, although typically mythology is rooted in some sort of fact.
Known for sure is that the eagle, as a symbol, goes back millennia before the dawn of Poland in the 8th and 9th centuries. Cultures around the world have respected birds of prey for their bravery, dignity and magnificence.