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.
Named Piłsudski’s tank it had its baptism of fire in street fighting in Lwów in 1918 when Poles were fighting to establish the new country’s eastern borders. To raise morale it was also decorated with an American flag to show that Poland was not alone in its struggle but backed by US President Woodrow Wilson.
Tank brain Jan Meyer told TFN: “We wanted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence and remind people about a forgotten episode in Polish history, the Battle of Lwów, so we decided to build a replica of something that took part in the battle for Poland’s borders.