Timeline of the Polish Army

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1569–1699[edit]

1700–1795[edit]

1795–1914[edit]

  • Age of Partition

1807–1815 - Duchy of Warsaw: puppet state in ally with the First French Empire: various Polish formations fighting within the French army, the Duchy's forces took part in the invasion on the Russian state: Battle of Borodino, Battle of Berezina;
1815–1830 - the puppet Polish Kingdom, ruled by tsars (kings of Poland), with some autonomy, especially separate armed forces, which fought in the Polish-Russian War 1830–1831, largely known as the November Uprising; after the war the Kingdom became officially part of the Russian Empire, hence all Polish forces were disbanded.
The Polish under the rule of Berlin and Vienna had no military formations of their own until World War I.

1914–1922[edit]

1923–1948[edit]

  • Age of the Second Republic
    • World War II

1948–present[edit]