Home Army

Some articles on home army, army, homes:

Lublin–Brest Offensive - The Controversy: Bridgeheads Instead of Warsaw
... closer to the Vistula River, the Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa) staged an insurrection in Warsaw the Soviet advance was one of the factors which accelerated the ... Stavka (Soviet General Headquarters) commanded Rokossovsky to dispatch his 2nd Tank Army in direction of Warsaw’s eastern suburbs (Praga) ... By 28 July, Radzievsky's army, with three corps alongside, engaged the 73rd Infantry Division and the Hermann Goering Panzer Division 40 kilometres southeast of Warsaw ...
Anti-communist Resistance In Poland (1944–1946) - Soviet Westward Offensive Across Occupied Poland
... of January 3–4, 1944 the advancing Red Army crossed the former eastern border of the Second Polish Republic in the area of Volhynia (near the village of Rokitno) ... attempted to liberate Warsaw from the Nazis ahead of the Red Army's offensive ... Polish voters, and based their new government's power solely on the Red Army control of the area ...
Specops - World War II - Poland
... known as Osa–Kosa 30, formed in May 1942 as a special operations force of the Armia Krajowa or Home Army of the Polish government-in-exile and in existence until July 1943, was ... of the Directorate for Subversion within the General Command of the Home Army), which took over the special operations for the Armia Krajowa (Home Army) General ...
Stanisław Karolkiewicz
... Raised in a patriotic family, he joined the Polish Army in the 1930s, and then fought in the Polish September Campaign, in the area of Upper Silesia ... On September 17, 1939, when the Red Army, allied with the Wehrmacht, attacked eastern Poland, Karolkiewicz was around Nisko ... to the Naliboki Forest, to join units of Wilno’s Home Army district and to take part in the Operation Tempest (summer 1944) ...
Belarusian Partisans - World War II - Vitebsk Gate and West Belarus
... The direct boost to the partisan numbers were the Red Army POWs of the local origin, who were let out "to the homes" in Fall 1941, but ordered by Germans to return to the ... with permission of the headquarters of the Home Army, concentrated its forces (200 men) around Wyszkow ... These heavy losses were criticized by the headquarters of the Home Army, who claimed that the UBK was profusely using lives of young Polish soldiers ...

Famous quotes containing the words army and/or home:

    It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.
    Sun Tzu (6–5th century B.C.)

    For this your mother sweated in the cold,
    For this you bled upon the bitter tree:
    A yard of tinsel ribbon bought and sold;
    A paper wreath; a day at home for me.
    Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950)