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The French Military Mission to Poland was an effort by Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. Subject to disclaimers. Trying... France to aid the nascent Second Polish Republic 1921-1939 Polish statehood See also History of Poland series Piast Poland Andegawen Poland The Jagiellon Era Nobles’ Democracy Partitions (1795–1914) Poland (1914–1939) Poland (1939–1945) Poland (1945–1989) Poland (1989–present) edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w... Second Polish Republic after it achieved its independence in November, Years: Years: 1912 1913 1914 - 1915 - 1916 1917 1918 Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s - 1910s - 1920s 1930s 1940s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1915 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics Canada - Sport Lists of leaders: State leaders... 1918, at the end of the Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. Battle aftermath. Remains of the Chateau Wood World War I (also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars) was a world conflict occurring from 1914 to... First World War. The aim was to provide aid during the Battle of Warsaw. Painting by Wojciech Kossak. It is an allegory and does not aim to provide a literal representation of the actual event. In the upper left hand corner of the image, one sees the Virgin Mary, presumably blessing Polish forces. The two-dimensional work of art depicted in... Polish-Soviet War ( Years: 1916 is a Here is the calendar for any leap year starting on Saturday (dominical letter BA), e.g. 2000. January February March Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 1 2 3 4... 1919- Years: Years: Years: 1912 1913 1914 - 1915 - 1916 1917 1918 Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s - 1910s - 1920s 1930s 1940s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1915 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics Canada - Sport Lists of leaders: State... 1921), and to create a strong Polish military to serve as a useful ally against Germany. It was an advisory body consisting of about 400 French officers attached to staffs of Polish units at various levels. Although the French mission was small numerically, its effect was substantial in improving the Alternative meaning: Organisation (band). An organization (also organisation in many Commonwealth countries) is a formal group of people with one or more shared goals. This topic is a broad one. According to management science, most human organizations fall roughly into five types: Pyramids or hierarchies Committees or juries Matrix organisations... organisation and Logistics is the art and science of managing and controlling the flow of goods, energy and information. The term logistics have envolved from militarys need of sparepart supply, but is now widely accepted to include activities like purchasing, transport, warehousing, organizing and planning of these activities. In business, logistics... logistics of the Polish Armed Forces Military manpower Military age 18 years of age Availability males age 15-49: 10,354,978 (2003 est.) Reaching military age annually males: 343,500 (2003 est.) Military expenditures Dollar figure $3.5 billion (FY2002 est.) Percent of GDP 1.71% (FY2002 est.) Polish Army (Polish Wojsko... Polish army. It worked in parallel with the smaller British Military Mission to Poland.


It was commanded by French General Paul Prosper Henrys, previously the commander of French forces in the The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe southeastern Europe (see the Definitions and boundaries section below). The region has a combined area of 550,000 kmĀ² and a population of around 53 million. The countries of Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, mainland Greece, the (Former Yugoslav) Republic of... Balkans. The French mission commanded considerable respect and influence through the activities of its 400 officer-instructors. These men, distributed among the cadres of the Polish Staff, were entrusted with the task of training the officer corps in the art of military science and in the use of French army manuals. The French effort was vital in improving the organisation of the newly formed Polish army, which up till 1919 used various manuals, organisation structures and equipment, mostly from the former The Partitions of Poland ( Polish (polski, język polski) is the official language of Poland. Polish (Polski) Spoken in: Poland, also over 500,000 speakers in Germany, Ukraine, and USA. Region:  - Total speakers: 46 million Ranking: 22 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Balto-Slavic group   Slavic... partitioners armies. Among the French offcers was future President of France, This image may not have information on its source. It may be usable under fair use but this has yet to be verified. It might be public domain or under a licence compatible with the GNU FDL. To the uploader: Please provide licensing information as soon as possible. Images without... Charles de Gaulle.


This mission should not be confused with the Interallied Mission to Poland, an improvised effort launched by The Rt Hon. David Lloyd George Period in Office: December, 1916–October, 1922 PM Predecessor: H. H. Asquith PM Successors: Andrew Bonar Law Date of Birth: 17 January 1863 Place of Birth: Manchester Political Party: Liberal Retirement honour: Earldom of Lloyd George of Dwyfor David Lloyd George, 1st Earl... David Lloyd George on July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. July Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20... July 21, 1920 is a This is a calendar for any leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC), e.g. 2004. January February March Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 1 2 3... 1920, at the height of the crisis before the Battle of Warsaw. Painting by Wojciech Kossak. It is an allegory and does not aim to provide a literal representation of the actual event. In the upper left hand corner of the image, one sees the Virgin Mary, presumably blessing Polish forces. The two-dimensional work of art depicted in... Battle of Warsaw. The purpose of this mission was to send a number of high level personnages from Britain and France to Poland in an attempt to influence Polish policy, possibly through effecting a change in government. They included French diplomat, Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand (February 18, 1855 - July 18, 1932) was a French author and diplomatist. Born at Lyon, he entered the diplomatic service in 1876 and became in 1878 consul in London. After an interval spent in Tunis he returned to London in 1887 as a member of... Jean Jules Jusserand, General Maxime Weygand Maxime Weygand ( January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 344 days remaining (345 in leap years). January Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14... Maxime Weygand, chief of staff to Marshal File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. Click on date to download the file or see the image uploaded on that date. (del) (cur) 13:19, 16 Feb 2004 . . NASA (10034 bytes) File links The following pages... Ferdinand Foch (the Supreme Commander of the victorious Entente), and the British diplomat, Lord Edgar Vincent D'Abernon. The crucial battle of Warsaw was won in the early days of August, before the mission could achieve anything of importance. The only tangible result was the installation of Weygand as an advisor the Polish General Staff, where his role was negligible. Nevertheless, soon after the battle and for various political reasons, a myth arose that Weygand was the author of the Polish victory in the battle of Warsaw.


See also

  • Blue Army
  • Western betrayal refers to certain views about the Allied policy towards various Central European countries from the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 to the decades-long aftermath of World War II, the Cold War. The concept is popular among several Central European nations (including Poland, former Czechoslovakia, and parts of... Western betrayal

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French Military Mission to Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (447 words)
Although the French mission was small numerically, its effect was substantial in improving the organisation and logistics of the Polish army.
The French effort was vital in improving the organisation of the newly formed Polish army, which up till 1919 used various manuals, organisation structures and equipment, mostly from the former partitioners armies.
This mission should not be confused with the Interallied Mission to Poland, an improvised effort launched by David Lloyd George on July 21, 1920, at the height of the crisis before the Battle of Warsaw.
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