Polish Activism Abroad
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Polish Activism Abroad

The term here refers to the activities in particular of the Polish National Democrats under Roman Dmowski and cooperating Polish politicians in the West, who achieved a political breakthrough following the proclamation for an independent Polish state by the Provisional Government of Russia on March 30, 1917, and the ensuing declaration by the French President Raymond Poincaré on June 4, 1917, announcing the formation of Polish army units in France. Thanks to the initiative of…

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Hecker, Hans, “Polish Activism Abroad”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 15 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0469>
First published online: 2015



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