With his unconventional, intelligent command and axiom "A Polish soldier fights for the freedom of all nations, but dies only for Poland" General Stanisław Maczek’s soldiers spearheaded the Allied drive through Western Europe, playing a key role in the liberation of France, Belgium and Holland. Using dramatized scenes, the new documentary follows his path through Ukraine, Poland, France, the Netherlands and finally Scotland, where after the war he ended up working as a hotel barman.
Poland's Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak has taken the decision that soldiers returning from foreign missions will not be quarantined, Rzeczpospolita reported on Tuesday.
Subunits of the Polish armed forces will support Border Guard activities, the head of the National Security Bureau (BBN), Paweł Soloch, told PAP on Saturday.
Soldiers of allied armed forces coming to Poland are filling out health questionnaires prior to crossing the border, which are also obligatory for those troops already in the country, the Ministry of Defence announced on Thursday.
General Jarosław Mika, the general commander of Poland's armed forces, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Defence Ministry reported on Tuesday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has named General Jaroslaw Mika as the general commander of the Branches of the Armed Forces for another term, the National Security Bureau (BBN) announced on Wednesday.
President Andrzej Duda, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland, has signed a decision extending the presence of Polish military contingents abroad, the National Security Bureau (BBN) has informed.
Poland will take over the command of NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), known as the 'Spearhead Force,' which is ready to deploy and respond, within a few days, to any challenges that may arise.
Poland will focus on expanding the Polish armed forces, both professional and the Territorial Defence Force (WOT), Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said on Sunday.
Poland's General Commander of Armed Forces, Gen. Jarosław Mika, decided on Monday to lift a flight ban on the Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter planes, which were grounded in February following a series of accidents.