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    Polish Army Day and the anniversary of the 1920 victory over Soviet Russia

    Today, August 15, Poles celebrate Polish Army Day and the anniversary of the 1920 victory over Soviet Russia at the Battle of Warsaw during the Polish-Soviet War. The Ministry of Defense and the Polish Army have planned numerous state, patriotic and religious, cultural and entertainment events for the whole weekend (Aug 13-15).

    Polish Army Day is a national holiday celebrated annually on August 15 in Poland. On that day, Poles also commemorate the anniversary of the 1920 victory over Soviet Russia at the Battle of Warsaw during the Polish-Soviet War. The Armed Forces Day is held in conjunction with the Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

     

    Today, in Warsaw, there is a large military parade through the city centre. Throughout the country, there also are dozens of military picnics, where you can see the best of the Polish Army – modern military equipment, military music, pea soup and, of course, the heroes of the day themselves – soldiers of all types of the Polish armed forces. There are attractions for the youngest, teenagers and adults.

     

    August 15 is also considered the anniversary of the 1920 victory over Soviet Russia at the Battle of Warsaw during the Polish-Soviet War. This huge battle fought in the area between Dęblin and the border with East Prussia was the sum of several clashes, the outcome of which was determined by the determination of the Polish command and soldiers and a perfectly prepared plan of action.

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