An in-depth profile of Poland's forgotten war hero, General Stanisław Maczek, with Polish Military Historian Jenny Grant.
With his unconventional, intelligent command and axiom "A Polish soldier fights for the freedom of all nations, but dies only for Poland" General Stanisław Maczek’s soldiers spearheaded the Allied drive through Western Europe, playing a key role in the liberation of France, Belgium and Holland. Using dramatized scenes, the new documentary follows his path through Ukraine, Poland, France, the Netherlands and finally Scotland, where after the war he ended up working as a hotel barman.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands in Breda on Tuesday paid homage to General Stanisław Maczek and his soldiers on the 75th anniversary of the 1944 liberation of the Dutch city of Breda by Polish allied forces.
President Andrzej Duda and First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda on Monday arrived in the Netherlands for an official visit. Among other events, Duda will attend observations of the 75th anniversary of the 1944 liberation of the Dutch city of Breda by Polish allied forces.
Polish officials and World War II veterans participated on Saturday in commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Breda from German occupation by the First Polish Armoured Division, in Oosterhout, in the southern Netherlands.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda on Sunday in Lommel, north-east Belgium, took part in events marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Flanders by the 1st Polish Armoured Division under Gen. Stanislaw Maczek.
An artwork project by Wroclaw (southern Poland) resident Tomasz Tomaszewski has won a competition for a sculpture or installation commemorating the liberation of Breda, the Netherlands, by the 1st Armored Division lead by General Stanisław Maczek in 1944.
Maczek led a Polish armoured division in the battles of Western Europe but after the war worked as a barman.