In his political career, Piłsudski became a leader of the Polish Socialist Party. Believing Poland’s independence would be won militarily.
What was his plan to regain independence? Why did he think it was only possible militarily and what formations did he lead? These and other questions will be discussed at the meeting “Pilsudski as a Military Leader” organised by Polish Military History! The meeting will be led by Dr Paul Latawski.
Dr Paul Latawski is a Senior Lecturer in the War Studies Department, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. His interest area covers Central and Eastern Europe. Current research interests include the Polish Armed Forces in the West during WWII, Polish resistance to occupation 1939-45, urban operations. He is writing a history of 1st Polish Armoured Division’s operations in Normandy. Dr Latawski has been a long-standing lecturer on both PHS UK and IPMH UK programmes.
The event will take place on 10 December at 11:30 GMT.