Polish soldiers were not invited to participate in the victory parades which took place in 1945 in London and Moscow. [ more]

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Contribution of fighter pilots in defence of Great Britain is the best illustrated by Sir Winston Churchill words: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few”.
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Polish Military Effort
At the outbreak of the war, Polish army was able to put in the field almost one million soldiers, 2800 guns, 500 tanks and 400 aircraft. [ more]

In the night from September 26th to 27th, 1939, a day before Warsaw's capitulation, General Michał Karaszewicz-Tokarzewski received from the Commander-in-Chief of the Polish army (at the time interned in Romania) an order to create a military conspiracy. [ more]

The campaign in Poland had not finished yet when Polish troops abroad started to form. [ more]

After bringing into light the Katyn massacre and breaking off the diplomatic relations with Poland (April 1943), Stalin decided to organize Polish armed forces fighting at side of the Red Army. [ more]

On July 25th 1939, before the war began, the Polish intelligence (Section 2 of the General Staff) provided Great Britain and France with one copy each (with necessary documents) of the German coding machine "Enigma" that allowed to read the secret German messages. [ more]

War in photos
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