Polish Brigade

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Polish Brigade
W Faction 1st Airbone Polish.png
Details
Faction Allies
Country Poland
Theaters Operation Market Garden:
Driel

The Polish Brigade is a playable unit featured in Post Scriptum. It was added on the August 31st, 2018.[1]

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The 1st (Polish) Independent Parachute Brigade was a parachute infantry brigade of the Polish Armed Forces in the West under the command of Major General Stanisław Sosabowski, created in September 1941 during the Second World War and based in Scotland. Originally, the brigade's exclusive mission was to drop into occupied Poland in order to help liberate the country. The British government, however, pressured the Poles into allowing the unit to be used in the Western theatre of war. Operation Market Garden eventually saw the unit sent into action in support of the British 1st Airborne Division at the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944. The Poles were initially landed by glider from 18 September, whilst, due to bad weather over England, the parachute section of the Brigade was held up, and jumped on 21 September at Driel on the South bank of the Rhine. The Poles suffered significant casualties during the next few days of fighting, but still were able, by their presence, to cause around 2,500 German troops to be diverted to deal with them for fear of their supporting the remnants of the 1st Airborne trapped over the lower Rhine in Oosterbeek.[2]

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SECTION TYPE CLASS PRIMARY WEAPON SECONDARY WEAPON EXPLOSIVES SMOKE GRENADES MEDICAL SUPPLIES ADDTL. EQUIPMENT
PLATOON COMMANDER Officer
INFANTRY SECTION NCO
Radioman
Rifleman
Medic
MG Support
Marksman
Light AT
Grenadier
Sapper
Light Mortar
LOGISTICS SECTION NCO
Rifleman
Medic
Combat Engineer
ARMORED SECTION Tank Commander
Tank Crew

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