District of Warsaw (of Armia Krajowa)

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The District of Warsaw (of Armia Krajowa) (Polish: Okręg Warszawa) - one of territorial organisational units of Armia Krajowa, which covered the territory of Warsaw and its close neighbourhood i.e. the Powiat of Warsaw. Military units belonging to that district took part in the Warsaw Uprising of 1944.

The rest of the territory of Mazovia, i.e. the Warsaw Voivodship, was included into a larger organisational unit, the Area of Warsaw of Armia Krajowa.

Details: Organisational structure of Armia Krajowa, table of organisational units: "Independent districts" -> "Warsaw".


Organisational structure[edit]

Chief of the district - colonel Antoni Chruściel pseudonym Monter, Nurt,

Effective force[edit]

The roll of the District of Warsaw of Armia Krajowa on 1 August 1944 recorded ca 50,000 soldiers. The effective force of military units during the Warsaw Uprising amounted to from 25,000 up to 28,000 soldiers. At the Hour "W" ca 2,500 armed insurgents started the combat.

See also[edit]

Military description of the Warsaw Uprising

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