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Soviet Invasion Of Poland
An INVASION is a military offensive in which large parts of combatants of one geopolitical entity aggressively enter territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of either conquering, liberating or re-establishing control or authority over a territory, forcing the partition of a country, altering the established government or gaining concessions from said government, or a combination thereof. An invasion can be the cause of a war , be a part of a larger strategy to end a war, or it can constitute an entire war in itself. Due to the large scale of the operations associated with invasions, they are usually strategic in planning and execution
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Polish–Soviet War
Polish victory - PEACE OF RIGA : * Poland
Poland
takes control of present-day Western Ukraine
Western Ukraine
and West Belarus
Belarus
* Soviet
Soviet
forces take control of Eastern Ukraine and East Belarus
East Belarus
BELLIGERENTS Russian SFSR
Russian SFSR
Ukrainian SSR Byelorussian SSR Poland
Poland
Ukraine
Ukraine
(since 1920) Ukrainian SSR (selected detachments) SUPPORT: France United Kingdom
United Kingdom
COMMANDERS AND LEADERS L. TROTSKY ( Commissar
Commissar
of Military and Naval Affairs) S. Kamenev (Commander-in-Chief) M. Tukhachevsky
Tukhachevsky
(Western Front) J
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Invasion Of Poland
Decisive German and Soviet victory * Beginning of World War II
World War II
Territorial changes Polish territory divided among Germany, the Soviet Union, Lithuania
Lithuania
and Slovakia
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World War Ii
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations * Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War (more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIES AXIS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Lwów
LVIV (Ukrainian : Львів, translit. L'viv, pronounced ( listen ); Russian : Львов, Polish : Lwów, pronounced ( listen ); German Lemberg; Latin : Leopolis; Ancient Greek : Λεόπολις, translit. Leópolis; see also other names ) is the largest city in western Ukraine
Ukraine
and the seventh-largest city in the country overall, with a population of around 728,350 as of 2016. Lviv
Lviv
is one of the main cultural centres of Ukraine
Ukraine
. Named in honor of the Leo , the eldest son of Daniel , King of Ruthenia , it was the capital of the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia (also called Kingdom of Rus') from 1272 to 1349, when it was conquered by King Casimir III the Great
Casimir III the Great
who then became known as the King of Poland
Poland
and Rus'
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Second Polish Republic
The SECOND POLISH REPUBLIC, commonly known as interwar Poland, refers to the country of Poland
Poland
between the First and Second World Wars (1918–1939). Officially known as the REPUBLIC OF POLAND (Polish : Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Polska), the Polish state was recreated in 1918 , in the aftermath of World War I
World War I
. When, after several regional conflicts, the borders of the state were fixed in 1922, Poland's neighbours were Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
, Germany , the Free City of Danzig , Lithuania
Lithuania
, Latvia
Latvia
, Romania and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union

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Kresy
KRESY WSCHODNIE or KRESY (Polish pronunciation: , Eastern Borderlands, or Borderlands) was a region of the Second Polish Republic during the interwar period constituting nearly half of the territory of the state; where the ethnic Poles, being the largest group, were roughly equal in their number to the size of the national minorities (with notable exceptions). Administratively, the territory of Kresy
Kresy
was composed of voivodeships of Lwów
Lwów
, Nowogródek , Polesie , Stanisławów , Tarnopol
Tarnopol
, Wilno
Wilno
, Wołyń , and the Białystok
Białystok
. Today, these territories are divided between Western Ukraine
Western Ukraine
, Western Belarus , and south-eastern Lithuania
Lithuania
, with such major cities as Lviv , Vilnius
Vilnius
, and Grodno no longer in Poland
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Soviet Union
The SOVIET UNION (Russian : Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. _Sovetsky Soyuz_; IPA: ), officially the UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS (USSR; Russian : Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик (СССР), tr. _Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik (SSSR)_; IPA: (_ listen )), also known unofficially as RUSSIA (Russian : Росси́я, tr. Rossiya_; IPA: ), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple equal national Soviet republics , its government and economy were highly centralized . The country was a one-party federation , governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital
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Edward Rydz-Śmigły
Marshal EDWARD RYDZ-ŚMIGłY ( listen ) (11 March 1886 – 2 December 1941; nom de guerre Śmigły, Tarłowski, Adam Zawisza), also called EDWARD ŚMIGłY-RYDZ, was a Polish politician, statesman, Marshal of Poland and Commander-in-Chief
Commander-in-Chief
of Poland's armed forces, as well as painter and poet. During the interwar period , he was an exceptionally admired public figure in Poland
Poland
and was regarded as a hero for his exemplary record as an army commander in the Polish Legions of World War I
World War I
and the ensuing Polish-Soviet War
Polish-Soviet War
of 1920
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Marshal Of Poland
MARSHAL OF POLAND (Marszałek Polski) is the highest rank in the Polish Army . It has been granted to only six officers. At present, this rank is equivalent to a Field Marshal or General of the Army (OF-10) in other NATO
NATO
armies. HISTORY Buława of the Marshal
Marshal
of Poland
Poland
Today there are no living Marshals of Poland, since this rank is bestowed only on military commanders who have achieved victory in war. Recently, however, the rank of four-star with modernized name Generał has been introduced, and on August 15, 2002, was granted to Czesław Piątas , at present civilian, former Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Poland
Poland
. In all, the following persons have served as Marshals of Poland
Poland

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Kliment Voroshilov
KLIMENT YEFREMOVICH VOROSHILOV (Russian : Климе́нт Ефре́мович Вороши́лов​ (help ·info ) Kliment Jefremovič Vorošilov, Ukrainian : Климент Охрімович Ворошилов, Klyment Ochrimovyč Vorošylov), popularly known as KLIM VOROSHILOV (Russian : Клим Вороши́лов, Klim Vorošilov) (4 February 1881 – 2 December 1969), was a prominent Soviet military officer and politician during the Stalin era. He was one of the original five Marshals of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(the highest military rank of the Soviet Union), along with Chief of the General Staff of the Red Army
Red Army
Alexander Ilyich Yegorov
Alexander Ilyich Yegorov
, and three senior commanders, Vasily Blyukher
Vasily Blyukher
, Semyon Budyonny , and Mikhail Tukhachevsky
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Soviet Order Of Battle For Invasion Of Poland In 1939
An INVASION is a military offensive in which large parts of combatants of one geopolitical entity aggressively enter territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of either conquering, liberating or re-establishing control or authority over a territory, forcing the partition of a country, altering the established government or gaining concessions from said government, or a combination thereof. An invasion can be the cause of a war , be a part of a larger strategy to end a war, or it can constitute an entire war in itself. Due to the large scale of the operations associated with invasions, they are usually strategic in planning and execution
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Mikhail Kovalyov
Colonel-General
Colonel-General
MIKHAIL PROKOFIEVICH KOVALYOV (Russian : Михаил Прокофьевич Ковалёв) (7 July 1897 – 31 August 1967) was a Soviet military officer. Mikhail Kovalyov was born to family of a peasants in stanitsa Bryukovetskaya, Kuban Oblast . In 1915 he enlisted in the Russian Army. After graduating from a School for Praporshchiks . Kovalyov fought in World War I
World War I
commanding a platoon (polurota), company and then a battalion. At the time of the October Revolution
October Revolution
he was a Stabs-Captain. During the Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
he commanded a regiment and then a brigade in the Red Army
Red Army
participating in the fights against White Armies of Denikin
Denikin
, Wrangel and the peasant Tambov rebellion
Tambov rebellion
of Aleksandr Antonov
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Semyon Timoshenko
SEMYON KONSTANTINOVICH TIMOSHENKO (Russian : Семён Константи́нович Тимоше́нко, Semën Konstantinovič Timošenko; Ukrainian : Семе́н Костянти́нович Тимоше́нко, Semen Kostiantynovych Tymoshenko) (18 February 1895 – 31 March 1970) was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union

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Border Protection Corps
The BORDER PROTECTION CORPS (Polish : Korpus Ochrony Pogranicza, KOP) was a Polish military formation that was created in 1924 to defend the country's eastern borders against armed Soviet incursions and local bandits. Other borders were under the jurisdiction of a separate, regular Border Guard state security agency. Though the corps was part of the Polish Army , it was commanded directly by the Ministry of Internal Affairs rather than the Ministry of National Defence. It consisted of elite soldiers from all parts of Poland. Initially KOP comprised 6 brigades and 5 regiments, each guarding part of the borders with the Soviet Union. KOP ceased to exist with the fall of Poland
Poland
in September 1939
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Polish Army
The LAND FORCES (Wojska Lądowe) are a military branch of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland
Poland
. They currently contain some 65,000 active personnel and form many components of European Union
European Union
and NATO deployments around the world. Poland's recorded military history stretches back for hundreds of years – since the 10th century (see List of Polish wars and History of the Polish Army ), but Poland's modern army was formed after 1918
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