A military parade on August 15, the Polish Army Day, which this year coincides with the centenary of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Poland halted a Europe-advancing Red Army, has been cancelled for epidemic safety reasons, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday evening.
Centenary celebrations of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, the so-called 'Miracle on the Vistula,' will be held in Warsaw on August 15, the centrepiece of which will be a military parade, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Tuesday.
This year's military parade on Polish Armed Forces Day on August 15 will be held in Katowice, southern Poland, the Polish defence minister said on Thursday, adding that the "Faithful to Poland" parade will commemorate the centenary of the 1st Silesian Uprising.
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Poland’s August 15th celebrations for Armed Forces Day mark the country’s 1920 victory against advancing Russian Bolsheviks in the Battle of Warsaw. Over 100 airplanes and helicopters, more than 200 military vehicles and over 1,500 troops took part in the annual celebrations.