The model expo in Wacz museum.

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  1. Wurger

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    On Friday I visited the museum in Wałcz where the model expo titled "Polish Army in miniature" was organized. The administrator gathered some plastic and carton models of Polish military equippment both that from the Past and the Present.The most interesting part of the exibition was the Polish Navy in WW2.There can be seen a nice collection of destroyers used by PN from September 1939 to 1945.Also one of nicest models was a big RC model of Panzer V "Phanter" with a camo of captured tank during Uprising in Warsaw.

    Here some pics.

    ORP Ślązak...
     

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    Very nice DD, there Wojtek. I hope you enjoyed the expo. More pic's ?

    Charles
     
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    Of course Charles....:D
     

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    Good stuff Wojtek!
     
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    Yes Wojtek, good models. I builted that kind of paper models in Poland. Still have sam "Halinski´s" and "Maly Modelarz" at home here in Finland.
     
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    ORP Jaskółka (Swallow)
     

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    Beautiful card models Wojtek, and nice pics. I'm going to have to try the Bf109 you sent me now!
     
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    THX Terry but sadly a couple of pics weren't taken in a propper way.But I hope my mate who was with me together took better.

    Here examples'

    ORP Piorun and ORP Gryf
     

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    Cool stuff mate! :D Thanks for sharing
     
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    Thanks for sharing Wojtek!
     
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    Nice stuff!
     
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    Very cool Wojtek!
     
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    Thanks! Very nice models!

    All the best!
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    Great stuff Wojtek! Very impressive!
     
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    THX for all.Here some more...

    ORP Błyskawica and ORP Orkan
     

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    Nice Pic's Wojtek. Good workmanship, too....

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    THX Charles.:D
    And here ORP Orzeł - the Polish famous submarine.
     

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    Like that sub! Never heard of her, so I had to look her up....:oops:
     

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    Orzeł incident

    ORP OrzełThe Orzeł incident was an incident at the beginning of World War II in which the Polish submarine ORP Orzeł escaped from internment in Tallinn, Estonia, and eventually made her way to the United Kingdom. The Hague Convention of 1907, section XIII, Article 8, requires all military ships to be interned by neutral parties, and her escape caused Estonian neutrality to be questioned by the Soviet Union and Germany.

    The ORP Orzeł reached Tallinn on September 14, 1939. On 15 September Captain of ORP Orzeł Lieutenant-Commander Henryk Kłoczkowski left the boat for hospital as a result of an unidentified illness from which he had been suffering since September 8. At German insistence, the Estonian authorities interned the crew, confiscated its maps, and started to dismantle the armament. After the Soviet Union attacked Poland on September 17, 1939 the crew elected to escape with the boat and make the perilous journey to Scotland. Under the command of its former executive officer, Lt.Cdr. Jan Grudziński VM DSO, Orzeł escaped on September 18 with two Estonian guards taken captive. The Estonian and German press declared them dead, but the submarine made it to Swedish waters and the two Estonian guards taken captive were provided with money and food for their safe return home, with the new captain saying that "if one is returning from the underworld, one should travel first class only". Orzeł then went to the Royal Navy base at Rosyth in Scotland.

    ORP Orzeł monument in TallinnEstonia's failure to disarm and intern the crew, interpreted by the Soviet Union as lack of will, was used as a pretext by the Soviet Union to accuse Estonia of "helping them escape" and to claim that Estonia was not neutral. The Soviets demanded to be allowed to place military bases on Estonian soil, threatening Estonia with war if she would not comply. This was simply a convenient pretext; the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, already gave German agreement allowing the Soviet Union to take over the Baltic countries.

    The Orzeł incident was used to force the "pact of defence and mutual assistance" on Estonia, which was signed on September 28, 1939, and led to the occupation and annexation of Estonia by the Soviet Union in 1940.
     
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    The text is a little bit incorrect generally.First of all the Orzeł escape was not the only reason for the Russian invasion on Estonia.But it is true Russian got the event as their provocation for that.What is more Orzeł could stay in Tallin for 24 hours and get any help according to Internationl Law.Then it should have left.The Estonian authorities let Orzeł stay in the harbour for 48 hours but before the term was off they had interned the crew and the ship.
    When Orzeł escaped, on 27th September Russian reported the Soviet ship named "Metallist" sunk by an unidentified submarine , five crew members were killed.On 28the September there was reported the another attack on the "Pionier" boat.In 80's Finns revealed an evidence of a captured during the Winter War Russian Navy officer, who told that the Russian submarine Щ-303, the Commander - Kpt Osipov, was responsible for these attacks.It was Andriej Żdanow's order.

    BTW Almost all Polish submarines that took part in the September Campaign 1939 were interned in Sweden. :(
     
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