Opening of the “Armoured Wings” exhibition

On the 4th June 2018   an exhibition Armoured Wings / Pancerne skrzydła was opened. Its prime movers and producers are: Dirk Verbeke, President of the 1st Armoured Division Association in Belgium, Yves Wantens, General Representative of the Government of Flanders in Poland and Ryszard Mozgoł from the Katowice Department of the Institute of National Remembrance. The perfectly designed Catalogue helps in getting to know the unique exhibits, collected thanks to cooperation with Polish and Flemish institutions and collectors. 

Occasional speeches were delivered by: Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders, Piotr Gliński, Minister of Culture and National Heritage and Jarosław Szarek, President of the Institute of National Remembrance. Continue reading “Opening of the “Armoured Wings” exhibition”

Program officially inaugurated!

On the 6th of September 1944 at 13.23 the 1st Armoured Division crossed the French-Belgian border in a victorious pościgu after defending themselves zaciekle German troops.

On the 6th of September 2017, exactly at the same hour, in one of the first liberated Flemish towns – Adegem – in presence of Mrs Senator Anna Maria Anders, Minister for International Dialogue, Mrs Joanna Doberszyc-Toulsaly, vice-ambassador of Poland in Belgium and Mr Gilbert van Landschoot, owner of the Canadian-Polish Museum in Adegem, Jerzy Samborski, author and leader of the program „Liberation Route of the 1st Armoured Division of general Maczek” performed its official inauguration. Continue reading “Program officially inaugurated!”