Category Archives: Interwar period

The fall of Władysław Grabski

The fall of Władysław Grabski

The critical moment came for the government in July [1925 r.], when the deadline has expired, to which the Germans had to purchase coal from the Polish part of Upper Silesia. The balance of trade has collapsed, waluty w Banku Polskim gwałtownie

Piłsudski's new turmoil

Piłsudski's new turmoil

Since Sikorski became the minister of military affairs, he tried to normalize the legal position of the supreme command and the army in the constitutional state without defeating Piłsudski, if he wanted to return to the army inspectorate. The marshal was reluctant to return. W Sulejówku

Grabski's internal difficulties

Grabski's internal difficulties

In retrospect, it is certain, that the creator of the zloty increased it himself by bringing our economic and financial conditions to the Western European standard. He burdened the country with an inflated budget, a utrzymując złotego na wysokim poziomie podniósł koszta produkcji i osłabił

The November Rokosz

The November Rokosz

The train drivers started a strike of state employees, relatively well-off yet. The government announced the militarization of the railroads and began drafting railroaders into the army. Summary courts have been announced in Kraków and Tarnów. 3 November [1923 r.] Centralny Komitet Wykonawczy PPS ogłosił strajk powszechny

Down with the reaction!

Down with the reaction!

The moment, as that shout began to reverberate to the parties representing the majority of the voters, and with a mountain 2/3 of the Polish nation and at the address of the Seym elected freely and honestly, extraordinary passwords and methods had to be used, to overthrow the right-center government. …

Fight against inflation

Fight against inflation

After Sikorski, Witos and Głąbiński took over the economy in a country with recognized borders, but no gold, no treasure. Half a year was wasted. The meeting of former treasury ministers did not save the Polish mark, which […] in year 1922 convened Wojciechowski. …