Portrait of the head of the Polish government in exile, General Wladyslaw Sikorski

General Wladyslaw Sikorski

The head of the Polish government in exile is Colonel General (General of Armor) Władysław Sikorski (Władysław Sikorski, 1881-1943), presumably in 1942.
Headed the Polish government in exile on September 28, 1939 (in France); Vladislav Sikorski was engaged in the formation of the Polish armed forces in exile. After the fall of France, Ms. moved to the UK.
On June 30, 1941, the Polish government in exile was recognized by the USSR.
In 1941-1942, Vladislav Sikorsky was engaged in the formation of the 2nd Polish Corps (Anders Army).
The publication by the Germans of information about the burial in Katyn led to the breakdown of Vladislav Sikorsky with Moscow – in April 1943 he turned to the USSR with a request to investigate the Katyn execution of the Polish military, after which relations between the USSR and the Sikorsky government were broken.
Vladislav Sikorsky died in a plane crash on July 4, 1943 in the Gibraltar area.

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