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 has over 200 soldiers stationed in Romania, which form part of a NATO division defending south-east Europe.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has named the Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army, General Rajmund Andrzejczak, as the person designated to the position of commander in chief of the Armed Forces during wartime, the National Security Bureau (BBN) told PAP on Thursday.
On Polish Amy Day, August 15, the military is set to hold its biggest ever celebratory march, the Ministry of Defence announced on Monday.
Poland splashing out PLN 16 bln (EUR 3.8 bln) on a Patriot air and defence system marks the largest weapons contract in the country’s history.