II Polish Corps in Italy

May 17, 2024
The birth of ‘Czerwone Maki’, the ‘Red Poppies of Monte Cassino’ song

Czerwone Maki (Red Poppies) was written in the night of 17 - 18 May 1944, whilst the author watched the artillery fire on Monte Cassino. It was inspired by being...

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May 16, 2019
The battle of Monte Cassino – what happened next for the Poles?

The battle of Monte Cassino is known as one of the decisive battles of WWII and for Poles, as the sacrifice of so many to break the German defence with...

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