Polish Independence Day - ecards

Polish Independence Day is the most important Polish national holiday, celebrated on November 11, that commemorates regaining an independence in 1918, after 123 years of partitions by Austria-Hungary, Germany, and Russia. In 1918, November 11, general Pilsudzki assumed control of Poland. This event was a symbol of the beginning of II Republic of Poland. Borders and political system was shaped in 1921. To commemorate the beginning of independent Poland in 1937, November 11 was proclaimed as a national holiday. During People's Republic of Poland period it was forbidden to celebrate November...