Lest we Forget…
18.07.1945 – Commemoration of the monument of the 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division on the 593 Hill of Monte Casino. The monument is dedicated to the Polish soldiers who fought there during the battle of Monte Casino from 12 till 18 of May 1944.
01.09.1945 – Commemoration of the Polish cemetery at Monte Casino.
1946 – Polish Combatants Association, embracing ex- soldiers of the Polish Armed Forces in the West, was formed in London. In the following years many branches were created in various parts of the world.
12.10.1946 – Consecration of the Polish war cemetery in Bologna, the biggest Polish necropolis in Italy.
09.07.1947 – The Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum located at 20 Prince’s Gate, London, opened to the public.
14.05.1953 – The Polish Educational Society in Great Britain formed from the initiative of General Władysław Sikorski.
18.09.1976 – Commemoration of the Katyn Memorial in London, the very first in Western Europe, dedicated to the victims of the Katyn massacre.
1988 – The Association of Sybiraks reactivated in Warsaw.
06-09.2000 – Ceremonial openings of Polish cemeteries in Katyn, Kharkiv and Mednoye.
09.2012 – Opening ceremony for the Katyn cemetery in Byknowia, near Kiev.
Soldier, Polish 2nd Corps, Polish Resettlement Corps in the UK