POLISH ARMY FRANCE 1918 (HU 105515)   Portrait of General Józef Haller de Hallenburg, the Commander of the Polish Army in Western Front, so called the 'Blue Army'.

HU Portrait of General Józef Haller de Hallenburg the Commander of the Polish Army on the Western Front so called the 'Blue Army'.

by W.T. Benda

The flower of the Polish Officer Corps, from general to sub-lieutenant, were decorated by a bullet to the back of the head in the Katyn Forest, delivered by the Soviet secret police.

Polish cavallery (ułani polscy)

On the photo there are 3 Polish soldiers. But I can not id unit name.

Polish tankers whith theirs tank fought with bolsheviks in 1920 war. Tanks help saved Warsaw and win whole war.

ourforgottenwars: “Polish tankers in front of a tank used in the Polish-Soviet war ”

10–11 May 1918 - Battle of Kaniów - The fighting pitted the Polish II Corps in Russia (including Brigade II of the Polish Legions), under general Józef Haller de Hallenburg, against the German Imperial Army (including the 28th Landwehr Brigade), under general Zierhold. Ultimately the Germans were victorious with about half of the Polish forces surrendering and the rest retreating in disarray. - Polish armored train

10–11 May 1918 - Battle of Kaniów - The fighting pitted the Polish II Corps in Russia (including Brigade II of the Polish Legions), under general Józef Haller de Hallenburg, against the German Imperial Army (including the 28th Landwehr Brigade), under general Zierhold. Ultimately the Germans were victorious with about half of the Polish forces surrendering and the rest retreating in disarray. - Polish armored train

More than 1.2 million Poles will die during the Great War. Less than half are killed by combat, most are civilians.

More than million Poles will die during the Great War. Less than half are killed by combat, most are civilians.


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