Kazralrajas Trotz aller Schwierigkeiten der Versorgung greift der Pole immer wieder an. Initially underestimating the Polish advance, the Germans decided 11 September to redirect the main force of the German 10th Armythe German 4th Armythe reserves of the Army Group Southand aircraft from 4th Air Fleet towards the Bzura. The Wehrmacht was required to divert units from its push towards Warsaw. File:WBK -battle of Bzura
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Kazralrajas Trotz aller Schwierigkeiten der Versorgung greift der Pole immer wieder an. Initially underestimating the Polish advance, the Germans decided 11 September to redirect the main force of the German 10th Armythe German 4th Armythe reserves of the Army Group Southand aircraft from 4th Air Fleet towards the Bzura. The Wehrmacht was required to divert units from its push towards Warsaw. File:WBK -battle of Bzura Kluge was advancing upwards along the Vistula, on the left river bank the 50 ID Generalleutnant Sorsche was in contact with polish forces along the line Brest-Kujawski — Wloclawek; it was followed by the 3 ID close to Alexandrov and to its right was the ID which was fighting between Inowroclaw and Radziejow.
Ich denke doch, dass heute oder morgen die grosse Schlacht um Lodz ihrem siegreichen Ende entgegengeht. It was adopted as solution, the big attack, in spite of General Bortnowski thought it only would delay his retreat to Warsaw. Interesting part of this exhibition is wreckage of German Me fighter, which was found and excavated from the ground by museum workers in Kampinos Forest near Warsaw. But unfortunately the situation had taken its course and if the attack was justified when the Lodz Army was fighting along the line Lodz — Tomaszow, now with the before mentioned army in full retreat bzua operation was, strategically speaking a bad idea, hence General Bortnowski was right in his thoughts about local counterattacks carried out by the three infantry divisions of Poznan Army.
Archived from the original on Not today, but expect my reply soon! Sochaczew Battle day by day: Here lies the germen of the Polish defeat. Polish offensive at the Bzura — Polish lost victory? Meanwhile Army Poznan was located along the line Skulsk — Kolo — Tured almost kms far away from the capital having two routes for reaching Warsaw: There are mannikens of Resistnce fighters and their weapons, documents and photos of the fighting Warsaw.
The fights in Bbzura lasted almost 4 days. This led to the loss of momentum. Only a few Polish units managed to break out of the encirclement. However the assault lacked heavy artillery support and besides, in spite of the enemy losses, the ground seized was not important. Battle of the Bzura In consequence, on 13 IX Poles withdrew to the north behind the Bzura river, and at the same time Germans retreated to the south, behind the city of Bzyra.
It began as a Polish counter-offensive, but the Germans outflanked the Polish forces and took all of western Poland. Wir erlebten den ganzen Tag viel Tartarennachrichten.
Date 9—19 September  The campaign also showed the importance of taking initiative, proved that horse cavalry units were still an important factor on the battlefield, and proved the importance of air superiority as well as confirmed that simple numerical superiority did still matter. Immediately General Kutrzeba shifted his Army towards Leczycy on the Bzura river bzjra in order to establish there the line of departure; he also sent the plan to Brest-Litowsk by plane hence Marshall Rydz-Smigly between the sword and the wall gave the approval constituting the Group Poznan-Torun but without establishing Commanding Officer.
View all posts by Muzeum. Apart from mementos from the Battle of the Bzura River, there are items and documents of the local history of the Sochaczew Bzuraa from to shown on the exhibition.
There are also documents from fighting connected with the defence of Sochaczew from 13th to the 16th of September You can find there:.
The 2nd battalion of the 18th Infantry Regiment, supported by the 2nd Squadron the 26th Field Artillery Regiment from the Poznan Army were ordered to defend the town. Wollen erst mal sehen, ob der Polen diesen Besuch gestattet.
Der Feind griff uns gegen Abend an und hatte auch durch starken Einsatz einige Erfolge. W tle wysadzony most. The battle of Bzura. It seemed that the Cavalry Brigade Pomerania had been swept. Posted by Mazowsze na dawnej fotografii on 10 listopada Lodz had been occupied without resistance on Sep 09 When the Bzura River battle lasted Majority of exhibits shown on this exposure are infantry bzurra cavalary weapons, equipment, uniforms, photos and documents of Polish troops fought in the Bzura River Battle in Related Articles.
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Gagore After the battle remaining German divisions rushed towards Hzura and Modlin and soon encircled both. In other words — in the moment when the scale of victory decisively turned for the Polish side, despite numerical and material superiority of the enemy — Kutrzeba decided to stop the counteroffensive, instead of chasing and finishing off the already beaten along the whole frontline at the Bzura enemy. The big attack was planned as follows: When the Bzura River battle lasted Majority of exhibits shown on this exposure are infantry and cavalary weapons, equipment, uniforms, photos and documents of Polish troops fought in the Bzura River Battle in Poles began to cross the Bzura near the Vistula, north of Sochaczew, and retreat towards Warsaw. The Polish plan for defense against the German invasion, Plan Westcalled for the defense of the borders.
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Sochaczew defence in September The biggest battle in war Tadeusz Kutrzeba, the commander of the Poznan Army wanted his army to have some movement space needed for any futher military operations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. File:WBK -battle of Bzura jpg — Wikimedia Commons To encircle and destroy the Polish forces, the Germans used most of their 10th Army, including two armoured, one motorized, and three light divisions, equipped with some tanks altogether. The situation threatened to become critical, as attempts by the army restore it by counter-attacks failed one after the other. Only a few Polish units managed to break out of the encirclement. You can find there:. File:Battle of Bzura Polish infantry 18 — Wikimedia Commons Polish offensive at the Bzura In addition, it happened so that the moment when general Kutrzeba decided to stop his attack because of allegedly stiffening German resistanceexactly coincided with the moment when general Blaskowitz finally and decisively ordered the general retreat of his 8th Army.
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At this point however, Bortnowski ordered the 26th Infantry Division to retreat. He had learned of the withdrawal of the German 4th Panzer Division from the outskirts of Warsaw, and was concerned that this Panzer division posed a threat to his men. On 15 and 16 September, Army Pomorze took up defensive positions on the north bank of the Bzura. To encircle and destroy the Polish forces, the Germans used most of their 10th Army, including two armoured, one motorized, and three light divisions, equipped with some tanks altogether. The attack from all sides on Polish positions started on 16 September, with the support of the Luftwaffe. On 15 September Poles were forced out of Sochaczew , a town on the Bzura river, and trapped in a triangle of Bzura, Vistula and German forces.
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