History of Poland

Poland’s Property Restitution

Marek Jan Chodakiewicz Kudos to Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc) for supporting property restitution in Poland (https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/407297-for-poland-a-time-for-justice). One is surprised, however, why she limits herself to seeking redress for Jewish Holocaust victims only. There were others who suffered during the Second… Read More ›

Semper Invicta – Warsaw ‘1944

or Gloria Victis? August 1, 1944 Warsaw rose to throw away German tyranny, liberate the capital of Poland, and have the Polish Government to arrive before Soviet would come… The Polish 1st Paratroopers’ Brigade under heroic general Sosabowski’s command had… Read More ›

Defender of the Eastern Frontier

General Wilhelm Orlik-Rückemann, was one of the few Polish commanders who decided to fight the Soviet invasion in September 1939. The Border Protection Corps (in Polish: Korpus Ochrony Pogranicza, KOP), under the command of General Wilhelm Orlik-Rückemann, an assimilated Polish… Read More ›