The leader of the authoritarian communist government General Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law in Poland on 13th December 1981.
On December 13, 1981 [...]
Józef Piłsudski, the architect of independence in 1918 and one of the most outstanding statesmen in Polish history, was born on December 5th 1867 in Zułów, in the Vilnius [...]
J.Piłsudski arriving to Warsaw on 11th November 1918.
On 11th of November Józef Piłsudski took power and proclaimed an independent Republic of Poland. Poland was [...]
Tadeusz Kościuszko, a Polish and American general, participant in the American Revolutionary War, Supreme Commander of the Polish National Armed Forces during the [...]
On 2nd of October the Home Army had to sign the capitulation act. For 63 days they were fighting and waiting for help from the West and the East. In vain.
After the [...]
On early morning 17 September 1939 the Soviet Union invaded Poland without a formal declaration of war. At this time twenty five Polish divisions were still fighting the [...]
“We came, we saw and God conquered” – King Sobieski wrote to Pope Innocent XI
Polish King Jan III Sobieski fought the victorious battle in Vienna, [...]
Every year on the 30th of August Poland celebrates the anniversary of the Gdańsk Agreement by which workers at the Lenin shipyards in Gdańsk achieved the right to form [...]
DEEPLY ROOTED SOURCES OF THE WW II
The new political order established in 1919 in Europe by the Treaty of Versailles, was contested from the beginning by Germany and [...]
The August 15th 1920 Warsaw Battle was crucial for the Poland’s victory in the 1919-1920 war with Soviet Russia. Thanks to the military tactics of Józef Piłsudski (in the [...]