With the threat from Soviet Russia very real, Józef Piłsudski’s bold excursion deep towards the east was part of his grand idea to create a military and political alliance, a buffer of independent countries allied with Poland, including Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine.
Standing 23 metres high, the monument will be a type of obelisk known as a gnomon, the part of the sundial that casts the shadow and the top of the monument will bear the date “1920”.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak started his visit to Vilnius on Wednesday, where he plans to meet with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis.
The game, titled ‘Honourary Citizen’ (Honorowy Obywatel), sees players organising Marshal Józef Piłsudski’s 1921 visit to Białystok, where he became the city’s first honourary citizen.
Historians say that today's Poland is the most independent, wealthiest and safest Poland since the 17th century, President Andrzej Duda said in his speech at Piłsudskiego Square in Warsaw on Monday, as the country marked its Independence Day.
He may not have led Poland to freedom but Bronisław Piłsudski lived an action-packed life, and in far-flung corner of Japan his legacy lives on.
Unveiled at the 20th Universal Congress of Polish Historians in Lublin the immersive learning experience called ‘Józef Piłsudski – The Marshal of Polish hearts’ helps users learn about both Piłsudski and the famous Jan Matejko painting ‘Unia Lubelska’.
How Polish forces tipped the odds to save the rest of Europe from Communism.
Polish Culture Minister Piotr Gliński told the public TV broadcaster TVP Info on Thursday that the history of Poland is being told in various ways in around 40 historical films, currently in production.
One hundred years ago, on February 7 1919, a decree signed by Poland's inter-war strongman Józef Piłsudski founded the Postal Savings Bank, best known today under its abbreviated name PKO.