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During the second World War, the Polish Army operated a recruitment centre in Windsor, Ontario. From July 17th, 1941 until April 19th, 1942, they produced the newspaper Odsiecz / Fighting Poland on a weekly basis. It was published in Polish and English and was heavily illustrated. Approximately 20,000 copies per issue were circulated in the United States and Canada. The main purpose of Odsiecz was to encourage the Polish diaspora in North America to enlist in the Polish Armed Forces. The newspaper contained articles about the situation at the front, their activities in Windsor, and also in Owen Sound, which was the location of their training camp.

Publication Date

1941

Publisher

Polish Armed Forces

City

Windsor, Ontario

Keywords

Polish Armed Forces, World War II, Windsor (Ontario), Owen Sound (Ontario), Newspapers

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(1941: July 17) 1 p. Unnumbered; calling Poles to arms
Vol. 1: no. 1-2 (1941: Aug. 3) 12 p.
Vol. 1: no. 3 (1941: Aug. 17) 12 p.
Vol. 1: no. 4 (1941: Aug. 24) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 5 (1941: Sept. 1) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 6 (1941: Sept. 7) 12 p.
Vol. 1: no. 7 (1941: Sept. 14) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 8 (1941: Sept. 21) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 9 (1941: Sept. 28) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 10 (1941: Oct. 5) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 11 (1941: Oct. 12) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 12 (1941: Oct. 19) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 13 (1941: Oct. 26) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 14 (1941: Nov. 2) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 15 (1941: Nov. 9) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 16 (1941: Nov. 16) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 17 (1941: Nov. 23) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 18 (1941: Nov. 29) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 19 (1941: Dec. 7) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 20 (1941: Dec. 14) 16 p.
Vol. 1: no. 21-22 (1941: Dec. 25) 4p Supplement
Vol. 1: no. 21-22 (1941: Dec. 25) 28 p.

Odsiecz Fighting Poland, Volume 1, 1941

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