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Sunday, March 4, 2018

70,000 people around the World to run in memory of 'Cursed Soldiers'

Radio Poland: Some 70,000 people are set to run on Sunday in 333 Polish cities and in London, New York, Chicago and other locations abroad in memory of Poland's post-WWII anti-communist resistance fighters also know as 'Cursed Soldiers'.  read more>>

The "Cursed soldiers" is a term applied to resistance movement fighters who started as regular soldiers in 1939 who then formed Polish Underground, among then Home Army or AK, to fight German Nazi occupiers in the Western Poland and Soviets in Eastern Poland and then after the WWII ended fought against the Communist regime until last one was killed in 1963.

Some of them simply had no other choice since Russian installed Polish government tried to eliminate any possible political opposition and put nearly all members of former underground organizations in prisons, labor camps (including Siberian Gulags) and secret concentration camps.