Piłsudski with the Polish legion

Fischer 335 | Michel 356 | Scott 340 | Year of issue 1939 | Pre-war Poland

The 25th anniversary of the march of the Polish legion, commanded by Józef Piłsudski.

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Józef Piłsudski inspecting the Polish legion

Glossary

Józef Piłsudski (1867-1935) was the military-political president of Poland. He was marshal of Poland and a key architect of the regaining of independence after World War I. He was the national leader in the late 1920s and 1930s.

Translations

XXV rocznica wymarszu ku wolności = 25th anniversary of the march to freedom.
1914 - 1939, 6 sierpnia = 1914 - 1939, 6 August.

Relevant pages

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Resources

Józef Piłsudski
Polish Legions in World War I
Second Polish Republic