Poland celebrates 99th Independence anniversary

Poland Celebrate 99th Independence anniversary

Nov, 11 marks Poland’s celebrations of its freedom from imperial rule in 1918. After 123 years of occupation by Russia, Prussia and Austria-Hungary, on November 11th 1918, Poland regained its independence and the streets of Polish cities were swept by a euphoric mood. The same day, Germany signed a ceasefire ending the First World War, and the Regency Council bestowed Józef Piłsudski with full civil and military power. Regaining independence in 1918 was made possible due to the persistence and sacrifice of the active part of Polish society, which during the period…

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