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How many tanks (including tankettes) did Poland have at the beginning of WWII? Around 600.
Polish Armed Forces did have around 600 tanks at its disposal. Mainly tankettes TK-3 and TKS but also 7TP, Renault FT, Renault R-35, Hotchkiss H-35 and couple of prototypes.
Which was the largest armoured battle of the II World War? Battle of Kursk.
From July 5, 1943 until August 23, the Germans conducted their last great attempt to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front. The fight has significantly weakened both sides of the conflict, however the result was decisive and strategic victory of the Soviet Union. The Battle of Kursk is considered the largest armoured battle in the world history.
What country was Wroclaw a capital of? Prussia.
The conquest of Silesia was such a significant gain to the Kingdom of Prussia that shortly after Wroclaw (known as Breslau at the time) was elevated to the third capital of the state alongside Königsberg and Berlin. The official title was the Royal and Residential City of Wroclaw (ger. Königliche Haupt- und Residenzstadt Breslau).
On what basis was the Polish light tank 7TP made? Vickers 6-Ton E .
The 7TP was a Polish light tank of the Second World War. A development of the British Vickers 6-ton, it was significantly better armed than its most common opponents, the German Panzer I and Panzer II. A standard tank of the Polish Army during the 1939 Invasion of Poland, its production never exceeded 150 vehicles.
Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939? Węgierska Górka.
The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.