Unveiling of the exhibition "Camp Kosciuszko in Niagara-on-the-Lake 1917-1919 – Canada’s Role in the Rebirth of Poland"
On January 22nd took place an official unveiling of the exhibition "Camp Kosciuszko in Niagara-on-the-Lake 1917-1919 – Canada’s Role in the Rebirth of Poland" on the fence of the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw. The exhibition was opened by the recently appointed Ambassador of Canada to Warsaw, J.E. Leslie Scanlon.
The ceremony was attended by Minister Anna Maria Anders, Deputy Minister Bartosz Cichocki, Major Marian Słowiński - participant of the September 1939 campaign, Brigadier General Piotr Żurawski, as well as military attachés of the Federal Republic of Germany, Great Britain and Canada.
In her speech Minister Anders stressed the unique link between Canada and Poland and the long tradition of diplomatic relations. She also mentioned that Canada is particularly close to her because of the family settled there after the war. She also congratulated Major Słowinski on his upcoming 100th birthday this year.
The Tadeusz Kosciuszko Polish Army Training Camp is a training camp for more than 22,000 Polish volunteers for General Józef Haller's Blue Army, which is under construction in France, organized in 1917-1919 in the Canadian town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
olskich ochotników do powstającej we Francji Błękitnej Armii gen. Józefa Hallera, zorganizowany w latach 1917-1919 w kanadyjskim miasteczku Niagara-on-the-Lake.