Talk:Polish resistance movement in World War II
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Merge from Polish partisans
Polish partisans has been recently created on a former redirect by User:Partisan1. Currently, it describes some activity of Polish partisans in the three eastern voivodeships of the Second Polish Republic, and as such is quite incomplete. While Polish partisans is indeed a notable subject and deserves a subarticle more detailed and separate from Polish resistance movement in World War II, as it is, is is an orphaned and incomprehensive article that should be merged here. Comments? -- 21:00, 10 March 2009 (UTC)
- After some thought, I think that there is no need to merge, this content is poorly written, poorly integrated, and most importantly, its not new - its forked by simple copying from other existing articles.-- 16:28, 22 March 2009 (UTC)
Orphaned references in Polish resistance movement in World War II
I check pages listed in Category:Pages with incorrect ref formatting to try to fix reference errors. One of the things I do is look for content for orphaned references in wikilinked articles. I have found content for some of Polish resistance movement in World War II's orphans, the problem is that I found more than one version. I can't determine which (if any) is correct for this article, so I am asking for a sentient editor to look it over and copy the correct ref content into this article.
Reference named "Piotrowski":
- From The Holocaust: (English) Tadeusz Piotrowski (1997). Poland's Holocaust: Ethnic Strife, Collaboration with Occupying Forces and Genocide... McFarland & Company. p. 295. ISBN 0-7864-0371-3. See also review
- From Cursed soldiers: Tadeusz Piotrowski, Poland's Holocaust, McFarland & Company, 1997, ISBN 0-7864-0371-3. Google Print, pp. 88, 89, 90.
- From Battle of Murowana Oszmianka: (English) Tadeusz Piotrowski (1997). Poland's Holocaust: Ethnic Strife, Collaboration with Occupying Forces and Genocide... McFarland & Company. pp. p. 165–166. ISBN 0-7864-0371-3. Retrieved 2008-03-15. See also review
- From Soviet partisans: Tadeusz Piotrowski, Poland's Holocaust, McFarland & Company, 1997, ISBN 0-7864-0371-3. Google Print, p.88, p.89, p.90
- From Lithuanian Territorial Defense Force: (English) Piotrowski, Tadeusz (1997). Poland's Holocaust: Ethnic Strife, Collaboration with Occupying Forces and Genocide... McFarland & Company. pp. 165–166. ISBN 0-7864-0371-3.
- From History of Poland (1939–1945): (English) Tadeusz Piotrowski (1997). Poland's Holocaust: Ethnic Strife, Collaboration with Occupying Forces and Genocide…. McFarland & Company. p. 295. ISBN 0786403713.
- From Aleksander Krzyżanowski: Tadeusz Piotrowski, Poland's Holocaust, McFarland & Company, 1997, ISBN 0786403713. Google Print, p.88, p.89, p.90
- From Operation Ostra Brama: (English) Tadeusz Piotrowski (1997). Poland's Holocaust. McFarland & Company. ISBN 0-7864-0371-3.
I apologize if any of the above are effectively identical; I am just a simple computer program, so I can't determine whether minor differences are significant or not. AnomieBOT⚡ 07:37, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
Size of partisan army
"The fight against the Nazi occupation of Poland was an important part of the European anti-fascist resistance movement and had the largest partisan army in occupied Europe." How many people served in partisan army? "By 1944 the AK had some 380,000 men, although not all of them were armed: the AL was much smaller, numbering around 30,000 . By the summer of 1944 Polish underground forces numbered more than 300,000 with some estimates of over 400,000-500,000." OK, let's compare it with Yugoslav partisan army: "Strength up to 800,000 men." Soviet partisan: 60 000 in Russian SFSR, 150 000 in Ukrainian SSR, 844 000 in Belorusian SSR.
So it's not correct to call Polish partisan army "the biggest".
I feel that the grammar and style of this article may need to be improved to further adhere to Wikipedia's quality standards. Please see various sections for examples —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 20:55, 18 September 2010 (UTC)
OK, so Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa is now only a redirect to the English translation (which is not even an only English translation, actually "Fighting Organziation" is far more common), while the other Polish resistance organizations are practically all referred to by their Polish names (Armia Krajowa, Gwardia Ludowa, Bataliony Chłopskie, etc etc). What do you say to rename it to Polish? Also others like that, notably Narodowe Siły Zbrojne. --Niemti (talk) 01:17, 26 April 2013 (UTC)