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The Second Polish Republic , Second Commonwealth of Poland or interwar Poland refers to Poland between the two world wars ; a period in Polish history in which Poland was restored as an independent state. Officially known as the Republic of Poland or the Commonwealth of Poland ( Polish

Armia Krajowa print that page


The Armia Krajowa ( Polish pronunciation:  [ARMIA-KRAI-OVA] , abbreviated AK ), or Home Army , was the dominant Polish resistance movement in World War II German - occupied Poland . It was formed in February 1942 from the Związek Walki Zbrojnej (Union for Armed Struggle). Over the next

Flag of Poland print that page


stripes of equal width, the upper one white and the lower one red. The two colors are defined in the Polish constitution as the national colors . A variant of the flag with the national coat of arms in the middle of the white stripe is legally reserved for official use abroad and at sea

Ukraine print that page


Foreign domination 2.4 The Ruin 2.5 19th century, World War I and revolution 2.6 Inter-war Polish Ukraine 2.7 Inter-war Soviet Ukraine 2.8 World War II

Sejm of the Republic of Poland print that page


The Sejm [sɛjm] ( listen ) is the lower house of the Polish parliament . The Sejm is made up of 460 deputies, or Poseł in Polish (literally 'Envoy'). It is elected by universal ballot and is presided over by a speaker called the Marshal of the Sejm (Marszałek Sejmu). Before the

Polish–Romanian Alliance print that page


The Polish–Romanian Alliance was a series of treaties signed in the interwar period by the Second Polish Republic and the Kingdom of Romania . The first of them was signed in 1921 and, together, the treaties formed a basis for good foreign relations between the two countries that lasted

Origins of the Cold War print that page


The Origins of the Cold War are widely regarded to lie most directly in the relations between the Soviet Union and its allies the United States , Britain and France in the years 1945–1947. Those events led to the Cold War that endured for just under half a century. Events preceding

History of Lviv print that page


Lviv attracted German, Armenian and other merchants. The town grew quickly due to an influx of Polish people from Kraków , Poland, after they had suffered a widespread famine there. [ 5 ] Around 1280 many Armenians lived in Galicia and were mainly based in Lviv where they had their own

History of Ukraine print that page


[ 3 ] Contents 1 Prehistory 2 Kievan Rus' 3 Galicia-Volhynia 4 14th Century 5 Polish -Lithuanian Commonwealth 6 Cossack era 7 Russian Empire and Austro-Hungary 8 First World War, the revolutions and aftermath 9 Interbellum 9.1 Soviet Ukraine 9.2 Galicia and Volhynia

Polish–Ukrainian War print that page


The Polish–Ukrainian War of 1918 and 1919 was a conflict between the forces of the Second Polish Republic and West Ukrainian People's Republic for the control over Eastern Galicia after the dissolution of Austria-Hungary . Contents 1 Background 2 Prelude 3 The War 3.1