[Aaus-list] NewEurope.eu: As top brass generals resign, Poland’s reputation suffers another blow

Max Pyziur pyz at brama.com
Wed Mar 9 09:04:59 EST 2016

NewEurope.eu: The Polish Armed Forces General Command (DGRSZ) resigned on 
Friday, March 4; put otherwise, the five most senior generals of the 
Polish armed forced resigned ahead of NATO’s Anaconda exercise in June and 
Warsaw’s NATO Summit in July.

"The generals’ move comes as a reaction to what some local media describe 
as a lustration campaign initiated by Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz 
of officers that graduated from Soviet military academies. Rather than 
providing an explanation for the resignation of the country’s officers’ 
elite – the cream of the crop of Polish military experience – the ministry 
accused the officers of fleeing in a time of need for Poland.

The generals refused to comment on the reasons they offered their 
resignations. The experience lost to the Polish armed forces is 


pyz at brama.com

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