The Resistance Movement For The Polish Citizens During Wwii

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Polish Resistance
This paper will focus on the resistance movement for the Polish citizens during WWII. Also will argue how the resisters formed in several diverse ways to against the oppressors. Who was part of the resistance? How were they formed? How did the fighters able to get their resources? How did the Polish resistance operate? With their resources that the Polish resisters had, how can one assess their accomplishments? Alongside the occasions of the movements that succeeded. Do we define the resisters as heroes? Miron Bialoszewski describes his reasoning in a Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising
He does not actually reject such abstract concepts as ‘heroism’, ‘military strategy’, ‘international posture’; rather, they are simply outside
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The next worst thing they did was set up concentration camps on Poland soil, which the infamous one was Auschwitz, which they turned out to be places for mass murder. The mass extermination of Jews had a huge impact on the Poles that were under the German occupation. Norman Davies states in God’s Playground The Nazi Terror intensified inexorably. From 1941, Poland became the home of humanity’s Holocaust, an ‘archipelago’ of death-factories and camps, the scene of executions, pacifications, and extermination which surpassed anything so far documented in the history of mankind.
Such as Draconian laws were introduced which means that the Poles were forbidden from helping Jews on the pain of death. The Poles living in a one apartment complex would all be murdered. The Germans were trying to destroy the Polish foot mark. With Poland being attacked from both ends it led to the formation of resistance against the SS which consisted of; the Home army, the Underground state, and also the climax of the Polish resistance movement was the Warsaw Uprising in the summer of 1944. During the war “the Polish government enjoyed mass support from German-occupied Poland, where it was represented by it Delegature and a whole underground state unique in German-occupied Europe.” Anna M. Cienciala also said in the Diplomatic Background of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944: the Players and the Stakes that the Home Army had roughly about 400,000
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