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To: stormer
1920. Against the Soviet Union, in fact, a much larger foe.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polish%E2%80%93Soviet_War

HTH,

Sauron

23 posted on 08/25/2013 11:09:16 PM PDT by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: sauron

Yeah, thanks. First of all, the Soviet Union didn’t actually exist until 1922, so the so-called Polish-Soviet Union Was is a bit of a misnomer. That said, a back and forth war that essentially ended in a draw - regardless of who sues for peace - is like kissing your sister. I would also point out that Russia had just been heavily involved in WWI (Poland did not exist as an independent state at the time) and was basically in the midst of a series of revolutions and their own civil war, so to declare the Poles “winners” kind of ignores the fact that the Russians were fighting with both hands tied behind their backs.


31 posted on 08/26/2013 8:04:18 AM PDT by stormer
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