The city that stops every year for one minute

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Every year, on August 1st, the city of Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, comes to a complete halt for about one minute. The citizens commemorate the Warsaw Uprising, a failed operation of the Polish resistance aimed at liberating the German-occupied capital that led to the loss of 200,000 lives and left the whole city in ruins.

Previously: the country that stops every year for 2 minutes

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