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Polish Government in Exile

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Alan Patient of

Polish Government in Exile

Group  From 1940  To 1990

Categories: Politics & Administration

Countries: France, Poland

It was formed in the aftermath of the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 and continued through World War II and the subsequent annexation by the Soviet Union. Based in Paris and Angers until France fell, it then moved to London. It returned to Poland after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the election of Lech Walesa as president. The photograph shows a meeting of the government, but none of the participants is identified.

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Polish Government in Exile

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Polish government in exile

See Musee de la Resistance for more information on this memorial (in French).

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