The Polish Army is taking over the sample collection points for coronavirus testing, thanks to which medical staff will be able to focus on helping patients, National Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak tweeted on Wednesday.
The armed forces of Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine must cooperate and, in the face of the Russian invasion of Crimea, they need to draw conclusions and boost their strength, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said in Lublin, eastern Poland, on Friday.
My task as the head of the Ministry of Defence is to make the Polish Army grow in size, and this is happening, said Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak during the inauguration of the academic year at the Military University of Land Forces (AWL) in Wroclaw.
Covering an area of 360 square metres on the side of a ten-floor apartment building, the mural features historical figures associated with the battle, including statesman Józef Piłsudski.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Friday that this year's observances of the outbreak of WWll will be organised by the Polish Army on September 1 at Westerplatte, northern Poland.
The memorial plaque, the flag design of which is a reference to the Polish flag that Polish soldiers raised on the Victory Column in Berlin’s Tiergarten on 2 May 1945, will be mounted on the city’s Polytechnic where the First Tadeusz Kościuszko Infantry Division finally broke the fierce resistance of the Germans defending the building.
Minister of National Defence Mariusz Błaszczak on Wednesday remotely gave guidelines to Polish army commanders on actions aimed at containing the coronavirus spread in the country, the ministry has tweeted.
Fifty thousand reservists will be called up this year for military exercises, including lawyers, doctors and drivers, the Rzeczpospolita daily wrote on Wednesday.
When the Red Army command crossed the Vistula on January 17, 1945, Soviet propogandists called it a liberation, a label that stuck for over seven decades. But as TFN’s Stuart Dowell notes, as early as 1944, the Soviet authorities in Praga had already begun building their terror apparatus to prepare the ground for the takeover of power.
Troops from armoured regiments laid on feasts and gave Mikołajki gifts to children caught up in the savage and bitter fighting of the Italian campaign.