Agnieszka Pomaska

„Together for Independent Poland”
11.11.2014, written by

Independence Day is Polish national holiday celebrated on 11 November to commemorate Poland’s regaining independence in 1918 after 123 years of occupation (1795-1918).

Recovery of Poland’s independence was a gradual process. The choice of November 11 can justify coincidence events in Poland with the end of World War I through the conclusion of the truce in Compiegne November 11, 1918, the sealing final defeat of Germany. The day before, arrived in Warsaw, Józef Pilsudski. In these two days, 10 and 11 November 1918, the Polish people realized fully regain their independence, and the mood of deep emotion and enthusiasm engulfed the country.