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.
A group of Polish army officers are to travel to Albania to assess the scope of aid it can offer to Albania after the country suffered a major earthquake.
At a ceremony dedicated to handing over a standard to the 3rd Regional Logistics Base in Krakow, southern Poland, on Saturday, President Andrzej Duda said the banner was a symbol of "readiness to fight and to defend the Republic."
Pawel Soloch head of the National Security Bureau told PAP that the declaration signed by President Andrzej Duda and US President Donald Trump in New York on Monday deepens the military cooperation between the two countries.