Captain’s notes: 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 … Continue reading Captain’s notes: November 11 – remembrance, independence, and the Polish sailors of WWII