The Polish nation and the Polish country need a legend of a new hero, morally intact, devoted to God and Country, faithful to his sworn oaths and ready to sacrifice his life for the right cause, especially on the altar of protecting the independence of Poland.
Above all, however, we Poles, after centuries of enslavement, tens of years of immense suffering and abasement, after years of constant failures and lost wars, we long to break free from the embrace of martyrological fetters, break through the level of graves constantly turned upside down, and break with the tradition of constant remembering and cultivating the position of a weak victim harmed by everyone. Continue reading “Through joint action we will build the legend of gen. Maczek and his 1st Armoured Division!”
On the 24th of September 2017 in Lommel (Belgium) took place yearly celebrations with the participation of the representative of Belgian King, Ambassador of Poland in Belgium and Mayor of Lommel. The event commemorated 257 Polish soldiers who died in battle liberating Lommel and nearby towns. Continue reading “Celebrations commemorating Polish soldiers of the 1st Armoured Division”
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!”