Monday, April 28, 2014

Robinson Crusoes of Warsaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Robinson Crusoes of Warsaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The Warsaw Uprising, which began on August 1, 1944, was an attempt by the Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa, AK) to liberate the capital of Poland from Nazi occupation in advance of approaching Soviet forces.[1] The insurrectionists hoped for Soviet[2] and Allied support,[3] but in early August Joseph Stalin halted the Red Army on the right bank of the Vistula and denied British and American planes, which carried aid to the uprising, landing rights in Soviet controlled territory.[1] Despite the fact that in September the Soviets captured the Praga suburb[3] and allowed a few limited landings by Allied planes,"

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