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Fact that you must know:
  • The Polish Army in the East opened its HQ in Buzuluk, Orenburg District of the Ural Mountains, on 5 September, 1941
  • On 13th April 1940 320,000 targeted family members of “enemies” were forcibly deported to Kazakhstan.
  • On 10th February 1940 220,000 osadniks, the military settlers and foresters, were forcibly deported to forced labour in the arctic north of USSR.
  • In total 1 to 2 million Polish people were deported into the depths of Russia. They faced forced labour, squalid living conditions, starvation and disease.
  • In 1943 the Polish government-in-exile estimated that at least 271,325 Poles were trapped in the USSR, forced to take Soviet citizenship.
  • The 1st Polish Army was part of the Soviet force that successfully took Berlin in May 1945, ending WW2.
  • Over 2.5 million men formed the Red Army that pushed through Western Poland in early 1945 – and over 200,000 were Polish.
  • The 1st Polish Army, commanded by General Berling, fought under Rokossovsky’s 1st Byelorussian Front and in July 1944 they crossed the River Bug.
  • In May 1943 the 1st Kosciuszko Infantry Division was formed and led by then Lieutenant Colonel Zygmunt Berling. It was under Red Army Command.
  • In 1944 the Polish 2nd Corps were transferred to Italy where they were an independent unit of the British Eight Army under General Oliver Leese.

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BAJKOWSKI Stanislaw 01 It was good until 1935 Kolodzinska_Sings a Polish song
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