November 11: Remembrance, Independence, and the Polish Sailors of WWII

In Poland, unlike the UK, November 11 is not a day of remembrance in the way that Brits would understand it. It’s a celebration marking the anniversary of independence after more than a century of Russian, Prussian and Austro-Hungarian partition and rule. That’s understandable; the British notion of remembrance is rooted in armistice, which came when Poland still didn’t formally exist. Nevertheless, Sail Ho has … Continue reading November 11: Remembrance, Independence, and the Polish Sailors of WWII