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Józef Haller

Józef Haller de Hallenburg (August 13, 1873 - June 4, 1960) was a Polish general and politician. Józef Haller. ... Józef Haller. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... General is a military rank, in most nations the highest rank, although some nations have the higher rank of Field Marshal. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ...


Haller studied at Vienna's Technical Military Academy and subsequently served with the Austrian Army. In 1916, during the First World War, he became commander of the Second Brigade of the Polish Legion, and commanded Polish units under French Command in World War I, which became known as the Blue Army (or Haller's Army). Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine federal states (Bundesland Wien). ... In 1955, Austria declared her Everlasting Neutrality and made neutrality a constitutional law. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... Missing image Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... Polish Legions ( Polish Legiony Polskie) was the name of several Polish military formations created in 19th and 20th centuries. ... General Józef Haller in front of the troops Blue Army or Hallers Army are informal names for the Polish Army formed in France during the later stages of World War I. The army was created in June of 1917 as part of the Polish units allied to the Entente. ...


In 1918, in the aftermath of the "Charge at Rarańcza," as commander of the 2nd Polish Auxiliary Corps with the Austrian Army, he broke through the Austro-Russian front line to the Ukraine, where he united his troops with Polish detachments which had left the Tsarist army. Under the pressure of the Germans, who after the Peace of Brest-Litovsk regarded the presence of Polish troups in the Ukraine as illegal, and a fierce battle between Poles and Germans at Kaniów (May 10th, 1918, 2500 casualties) his corps was interned, while the Brigadier himself managed to escape to Moscow. Subsequently, by the way of Murmansk, he arrived in France, where on behalf of the Polish National Committee he created what was known as the Blue Army (from the color of its French uniforms). In 1919, at the new army's head, he arrived in Poland and was dispatched to the Ukrainian front. 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Росси́йская Импе́рия, (also Imperial Russia) covers the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great into the Russian Empire stretching from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposition of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start of the Russian Revolution... The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was a peace treaty signed on March 3, 1918, at Brest, formerly Brest-Litovsk, between Russia and the Central Powers, marking Russias exit from World War I. The treaty was practically obsolete before the end of the year but is significant as a chief... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Brigadier is a rank in the British military, Australian Army, New Zealand Army and several other Commonwealth armies ranking above Colonel and immediately below Major General . ... Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow  listen? ( Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronunciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 1097. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Cities in Russia | Coastal cities ... General Józef Haller in front of the troops Blue Army or Hallers Army are informal names for the Polish Army formed in France during the later stages of World War I. The army was created in June of 1917 as part of the Polish units allied to the Entente. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

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General Józef Haller, touching Blue Army battle flag.

In 1920 Haller seized Pomerania and entered Gdańsk in the name of Poland, and during the Polish-Soviet War he commanded an army of volunteers. He was also Inspector General of the Army and a member of the War Council. 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze, German: Pommern and Pommerellen, Pomeranian (Kashubian): Pòmòrze and Pòmòrskô, Latin: Pomerania, Pomorania) is a geographical and historical region in northern Poland and Germany on the south coasts of the Baltic Sea between and on both sides of the Vistula and Oder (Odra) rivers, reaching the Reknitz river... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Polish-Bolshevik War Conflict Polish-Bolshevik War Date 1919– 1921 Place Central and Eastern Europe Result Polish victory The Polish-Soviet War was the war (February 1919 – March 1921) that determined the borders between the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic and Second Polish Republic. ...

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Haller performs "Poland's wedding to the sea" at the Pomorze Baltic Sea coast (1920. Painting by Wojciech Kossak.

In 1920-1927 he was a deputy to the Sejm. After the election of Gabriel Narutowicz as President of the Republic in December 1922, Haller fell into disfavor. After the 1926 May Coup, he was ordered into retirement. He co-organized an opposition party, the "Front Morges." 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Wojciech Kossak, self-portrait. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Events January 7 - First transatlantic telephone call - New York City to London January 9 - Military rebellion crushed in Lisbon January 14 - Paul Doumer elected president of France January 19 - Britain sends troops to China February 12 - First British troops lad on Shanghai February 14 - Earthquake in Yugoslavia - 700 dead February... This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ... Term of Office from December 9, 1922, until December 16, 1922 Profession Engineer, university professor Political Party nonpartisan First Lady Date of Birth March 17, 1865 Place of Birth Telsze ( in todays Lithuania) Date of Death December 16, 1922 Place of Death Warsaw, Poland Gabriel Narutowicz, b. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May Coup ( Polish: Przewrót majowy or zamach majowy) was a coup detat successfully carried out during the Second Polish Republic by Józef Piłsudski, May 12 – May 14, 1926. ...


At the time of the September campaign (1939), Haller was living abroad. In 1940-1943 he served as Minister of Education in Władysław Sikorski's government. Polish Defence War of 1939 Conflict World War II Date 1 September - 6 October 1939 Place Poland Result Decisive German and Soviet victory The Polish September Campaign (alternatively refered to as the German plan Fall Weiss) refers to the conquest of Poland by the armies of Nazi Germany and the... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... . Władysław Sikorski during World War II. Władysław Eugeniusz Sikorski (May 20, 1881 – July 4, 1943) was a Polish military and political leader. ...


See also

General Józef Haller in front of the troops Blue Army or Hallers Army are informal names for the Polish Army formed in France during the later stages of World War I. The army was created in June of 1917 as part of the Polish units allied to the Entente. ...

External link

  • Józef Haller and the Blue Army (http://www.geocities.com/hallersarmy/index.html)
  • Haller Family article on German Wiki (http://wikipedia.de/wiki/Haller_%28Familie%29)

 
 

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