Poland’s Territorial Defence Force (WOT) now has 30,000 troops, Mariusz Blaszczak, the Polish defence minister, said on Friday.
Poland will double the number of troops guarding its border with Belarus and will put up a 2.5-metre-high fence along the frontier, the Polish defence minister said on Monday.
Designed by Nizio Design International studio, the Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów covers over 1,700 m2 and has 11 concrete segments, five of which are closed off to the elements by glass while the other six remain open structures.
The haul of 383 ID cards and three insurgent passes is more than twice as many as the entire collection that the museum has built up over several decades, with museum sources saying the batch may be worth as much as one million złotys. But the identity of the donor remains a mystery.
The Polish Army is returning to eastern Poland in renewed strength after spending years deployed in the west of the country, President Andrzej Duda has said.
Lidia Przerwa was last seen in 1947 when her husband was executed by firing squad over the deaths of three Soviet soldiers who had been transporting a woman they’d bought off her own husband.
Soldiers involved directly in the battle against the pandemic will be get a Covid vaccination, Poland's defence minister announced on Thursday.
An announcement by US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin that a review of US forces abroad will be conducted with the participation of allies means that Poland, as a country where US forces are stationed, will take part, the Polish president's chief aide has told PAP.
VIDEO: Situated in what is now the Lower Silesian town of Zgorzelec, Stalag VIII-A was first established on the eve of WWII to house Polish prisoners. In total, as many as 100,000 prisoners are thought to have passed through the gates, including composer Olivier Messiaen who wrote his masterpiece Quatuor pour la fin du temps while in captivity there.
Poland's defence minister has paid tribute to Poles killed serving their country in military operations outside Poland.