Category Archives: World War I

Riga room

Riga room

At the time of the "miracle of the Vistula", the Polish delegation headed by Jan Dąbski read in Minsk the terrible peace conditions of the Soviets: the border of Curzon was also moved to the Chełm region, disarmament of Poland to 50 000 army, publishing of war material, …

"The Miracle of the Vistula"

"The Miracle of the Vistula"

The society was probably not sick, only unfamiliar with the burdens of an independent being. The army was demoralized not by Bolshevik propaganda, but uncertainty about it, for what goals the Romantic tells her to fight – commander in chief. A supply of sacrificial was needed, dobrowolnych sił

Pogrom

Pogrom

Meanwhile, Budyonny's army of horses, seasoned with counterrevolution, emerged from across the Dnieper.. Not a hundred, but about 20 thousand, but she got so easily to the right bank and to the rear of Smigly, that that, as soon as he got the assignment started …

Paderewski's government

Paderewski's government

It was commonly felt in Poland, that such a government cannot represent the state with dignity at the congress abroad. He came from Paris in December, as a delegate to the Committee, Stanisław Grabski, to convince Belweder (headquarters of the headman) o konieczności rozszerzenia rządu na wszystkie odłamy

External difficulties

External difficulties

Day (11 XI 1918) ceasefire, joyful in the West, passed over Poland overcast. We still faced liberation struggles and struggles with our own weakness. The Paris Committee looked with concern at the map of Poland developed by Dmowski. Mocarstwa zachodnie jej nie

"Moraczewszczyzna"

"Moraczewszczyzna"

The captain-prime minister did not immediately turn out to be such a fierce faction that he would become famous after many years 20 among the fights to the right and left. A hot Pole and a democrat, a clever self-taught person in politics, he was adapting to the deified commander, ale też słuchał rad liderów

Piłsudski in Warsaw

Piłsudski in Warsaw

The government of Świeżyński also demanded the release of the most popular leader from the Germans. But this intervention was unnecessary. The decisive German factors before the capitulation began with the Magdeburg prisoner by count. Kessler's layouts, in order to obtain a guarantee from him, że pohamuje rewindykacje i odwet

Lublin government

Lublin government

The fate of the Żółkiewski and Sobieski districts since 6 centuries fused with Poland, the fate of millions of its inhabitants, at that time they mostly thought and felt in Polish, it hangs on whether or not Warsaw, Lublin and Krakow, which was dear to them, goes to the rescue. WITH …

Chaos in Warsaw. Ukrainians in Lviv

Chaos in Warsaw. Ukrainians in Lviv

The underground left-wing organization did not sleep during the absence of the commandant. Ever since that ceased to be a socialist (1914), and before he showed the deeper bottom of his social physiognomy, the journalistic and literary work on creating a legend for him began (Sieroszewski, …

Nation at the time of liberation

Nation at the time of liberation

Nearly a century and a half of destructive work, four generations brought up without their own statehood, at most in longing and insurgent conspiracies, at the same time, they were brought up in various legal systems, different economic organisms and different systems of government – oto punkt wyjścia