If Polish volunteers joined the foreign legion in 1914, it was not until June 1917 that an autonomous Polish army was created on the Western Front. Commissioned by General Józef Haller, fully equipped with France, she is nicknamed “the Blue Army”, for the reason of the blue horizon uniform of her soldiers. With 70,000 men, 18 planes and 120 Renault characters, she went all the way on November 11, 1918. She returned to the country in the spring of 1919, she went ahead training and equipment of the new Polish army. Among the French instructors who are no less seized with officer schools, the young Captain Charles de Gaulle. Faced with the offensive of the Red Army, in 1920, the Polish army received the support of equipment in France, yours “. A story of friendship and solidarity born in the pain of a common fight.
Issue Date: 03.04.2019 ,Designer: Maciej Jedrysik, Process: Taille Douce, Size: 130 x 85mm, Values: €2.18