the myth about Polish cavalry charging into tanks is one of the most outrageous and blatant WW2 myths to ever see the proverbial light of This myth came to be during the Polish campaign of 1939.Russian Folklore Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby, University of Kentucky Russian Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends Birgit Beumers, Bristol University Introduction to the Languages & Peoples of Russia and East-Central Europe Marc Greenberg, University of Kansas
Aug 31, 2014 · The myth that Polish cavalry units charged armoured Panzer divisions seems to reinforce the broader idea of a modern German force sweeping aside a fragile, antiquated army. The image of lances glancing off tank armour aptly encapsulates the futility of Polish resistance. Polish light cavalry armed with an anti-tank rifle. The impetus behind the legislation comes from a number of public references to concentration camps or killing centers built by Nazi Germany on occupied Polish territory as “Polish camps.” This... Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore This fascinating book is organized by months beginning with December and Advent, St. Nicholas Day, the Wigilia (Christmas Eve) nativity plays, caroling and then New Year celebrations.