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Polish government-in-exile

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Flag of Poland from 1928 - 1980
Flag of Poland since 1980
Map of Poland pre WWII

The Polish government-in-exile, was the government of Poland that fled Poland during the German invasion of Poland in 1939.

In September 1939, Germany, Slovakia, and the USSR, invaded poland and the government went into exile in allied countries.

Army[change | change source]

some polish forces survived the invasion and fled to the allied countries and would fight in the Fall of France, in 1941, POW’s captured by the Soviets, were freed due to the Eastern Front and would fight with the British in the in the invasion of Iran, Italian campaign (Participating in the Battle of Monte Cassino and liberating Bologna)[1], and the western front (helping to liberate France).

Post-war[change | change source]

The yalta conference agreed that the western allies would not recognise the government-in-exile, instead, they would recognise the communist provisional government of the Republic of Poland.

Map of Poland post WWII

The government would return to Poland in 1990 when the communist bloc was ending.



  1. World War Two (2024-04-27), Week 296- The Battle of Berlin! - WW2 - April 27, 1945, retrieved 2024-06-20