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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

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  • 4 September 2019

    On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, an exhibition presenting Poland's role in World War II entitled "Fight and Suffering. Polish Citizens during World War II" was opened.

    The opening of the exhibition preceded thematic addresses of the consul general Dariusz Wiśniewski and Dr. Daniel Pratt from McGill University.

     

    The exhibition was open for public in the hall of the McGill University Library on September 4-12, 2019. The electronic version of the exhibition can be downloaded here.

     

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    On September 1, 1939, Germans declared war and invaded Poland. On September 17, 1939, the USSR invaded Poland without declaring war. This was a consequence of the treaty called the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact. The attack on Poland by the USSR and Germany marked the beginning of World War II.

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