The Gestapo headquarters and the Pawiak prison in Warsaw

The Gestapo headquarters and the Pawiak prison in Warsaw

One of the most feared buildings of the twentieth century Warsaw is the Szucha street Nr. 25, known as the former headquarters of the Gestapo. Constructed between 1927-1930 the building operated as a religious center, but with the advent of the Nazi regime in 1939, the building has become one of the scariest buildings in Poland, when for five years worked as a brutal interrogation center. Built between the years 1830-1833, the Pawiak prison was the most famous political prison in Poland, ... [ read more ]