Archive for July, 2019

August 2019 anniversaries


The next Quarterly Meeting of PAC-Wi Division will take place on
September 14, 2019 at 10:00am
ALERT: Because of the last minute cancellation of a conflicting event, we will meet as usual at the
Veterans Room of POLISH CENTER OF WISCONSIN
6941 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132, USA

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AUGUST 2019 ANNIVERSARIES

August 1, 2019
The 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (in Polish: Powstanie Warszawskie), the largest military effort carried by any European resistance movement during World War II.The Polish Museum of America commemorates this landmark anniversary with an exhibit opening on August 1, 2019.

August 8, 2019
The 75th anniversary of the famed 1st Armoured Division (in Polish: 1 Dywizja Pancerna) under the command of Major General Stanisław Maczek enters combat and plays vital role in the Battle of Normandy and later, in the liberation of France and Netherlands.

August 16, 2019
Centennial of the Silesian Uprising (in Polish: Powstania śląskie), a series of three uprisings undertaken between 1919 and 1921 and aiming to make Silesia a part of the newly formed Second Polish Republic. Read more in the first issue of the PAC-Wisconsin Division newsletter.

August 26, 2019
The 80th anniversary of the first TV program emitted in Warsaw. After the war interrupted progress in this field (with some inventions going back to the end of the 19th century), television made its return to Poland in 1952.

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