Insights and Perspectives
Edited By Elżbieta Katarzyna Dzikowska, Agata Handley and Piotr Zawilski
Polish military formations of the First World War in documents preserved at the State Archive in Łódź
The efforts of Poland to rebuild the state during the First World War were active on two stages: diplomacy and armed combat. In the military sphere, the struggle for independence depended on creating and maintaining Polish military formations. Depending on their organisers’ political affiliation, these formations were allied to the Central Powers or the Entente countries. The enlisting volunteers wished to participate in armed combat for an independent Poland. Ready to shed their blood and willing to make the highest sacrifices, they ascertained the Polish nation’s inalienable right to their own homeland.
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