Handshake of Polish Marshal EdwardRydz-Śmigły and the German attache Major General Bogislav von Studnitz during the “Independence Day” parade in Warsaw on 11 November 1938. Photo notable for the fact that the Polish hits particularly tied to the capture of Cieszyn Silesia, who implemented the previous month. At the parade was held specially column Těšínské Poles, and in Germany on the eve of 9 to 10 November 1938 there was a so-called “Crystal Night”, the first mass action of direct physical violence against Jews on the territory of the Third Reich.
Photography Location: Warsaw, Poland
Time taken: 11 November 1938