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When Poland Saved Europe
The Daily Chrenk ^ | Aug 10 2020 | Arthur Chrenkoff

Posted on 08/10/2020 6:26:51 AM PDT by grey_whiskers

A hundred years ago this week, a series of biggest battles that Europe were to witness between the end of the First World War in 1918 and the beginning of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 decided the fate of the continent as much as, if not more than, the Great War itself. In early August 1920, the newly resurrected, independent Poland saved the Eastern Europe, Germany and possibly the rest of the war-exhausted Europe from the triumphant Russian communism. As a result of a little known war in the distant corners of the continent, the status quo of the East was preserved for another two decades.

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TOPICS: History; Military/Veterans; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: communism; firstworldwar; godsgravesglyphs; history; poland; russia; thegreatwar; ussr; war; worldwareleven; worldwarone; wwi; wwii
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Fascinating reading. Smash a Commie.
1 posted on 08/10/2020 6:26:51 AM PDT by grey_whiskers
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To: grey_whiskers

Let it be so every day!


2 posted on 08/10/2020 6:28:47 AM PDT by Nordic Breed
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To: grey_whiskers

Poland has saved Europe many times throughout history.

Gates of Vienna?

Routing the communists in the 1920s?


3 posted on 08/10/2020 6:36:03 AM PDT by 2banana (Common ground with islamic terrorists-they want to die for allah and we want to arrange the meeting)
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To: grey_whiskers

Poland saved Europe and Western culture when the Poles, not the French, Germans or English, attacked and routed the Turks that were laying siege to Vienna.


4 posted on 08/10/2020 6:40:15 AM PDT by allendale
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To: grey_whiskers

Pretty good 15 minute overview here.

https://youtu.be/Equ7ua9b3Jo


5 posted on 08/10/2020 6:43:33 AM PDT by hardspunned (MAGA, now more than ever)
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To: grey_whiskers
The common narrative is that Poland fell to the Nazi's with little resistance when the opposite is true. Poland was over-matched but their resistance disturbed Germany enough that they delayed further military expansion for six months while they evaluated their plans.
6 posted on 08/10/2020 6:44:44 AM PDT by MichaelRDanger
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To: 2banana
Solidarność helped to end The Cold War.
7 posted on 08/10/2020 6:44:56 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: MichaelRDanger

Poland was invaded on both sides, by the Germans and the Russians.

Yet they continued to fight, over the English skies, and at Monte Cassino.


8 posted on 08/10/2020 6:45:40 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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When Poland Saved Europe

To which time I wonder they refer, there has been many.

9 posted on 08/10/2020 6:48:55 AM PDT by KC_Lion
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To: KC_Lion

I miss John Paul.


10 posted on 08/10/2020 6:54:40 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I miss John Paul.

You and the rest of the world


11 posted on 08/10/2020 6:56:56 AM PDT by aumrl (let's keep it real Conservatives)
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To: 2banana

I guess it’d be too much to read the opening paragraph at the top of the thread? ;-)


12 posted on 08/10/2020 7:00:20 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change with out notice.)
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Even provided troops to the allies. They were instrumental in the bloody win at Monte Cassino. There is a polish military folk song about it.

The red poppies on Monte Cassino

Drank Polish blood instead of dew…

As the soldier crushed them in falling,

for their anger was more potent than death.

Years will pass and ages will roll,

but traces of bygone days will stay,

and the poppies on Monte Cassino

will be redder for Poles’ blood in their soil.

55000 allied troops lost their lives in the battle. 20, 000 germans. 50,000 of the Allied losses were polish mountain regimens.


13 posted on 08/10/2020 7:06:25 AM PDT by ping jockey (Barnabus Fauci , sucking the lifeblood from AMERICA.)
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http://polishatheart.com/they-really-did-believe-monte-cassino-18-may


14 posted on 08/10/2020 7:13:14 AM PDT by ping jockey (Barnabus Fauci , sucking the lifeblood from AMERICA.)
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To: dfwgator

“Repeat please.”


15 posted on 08/10/2020 7:13:32 AM PDT by OKSooner (Saint Nicholas is a real Christian Saint from the 3rd and 4th centuries. John Durham does not exist.)
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Thanks grey_whiskers.

16 posted on 08/10/2020 7:16:17 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: ping jockey
Polish soldiers who fought at Monte Cassino were no ordinary conscripts, drafted and sent to Italy. Most had been forcibly removed from their homes by the Russians, sent to Siberia to labour camps, endured near starvation and escaped on foot to Iran to join the Free Polish Forces as part of the Allied effort.
They really DID believe – Monte Cassino, 18 May – Polish at heart

17 posted on 08/10/2020 7:27:50 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: ping jockey

Whoops.


18 posted on 08/10/2020 7:28:29 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: ping jockey

I visited the Polish Cemetary at Cassino last time I was in Italy.


19 posted on 08/10/2020 7:30:28 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: dfwgator

The poles continued to practice catholicism


20 posted on 08/10/2020 7:44:31 AM PDT by stanne
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