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Kosciuszko Chair Military Lecture: The Battle for Westerplatte, 1939

Fri, Sep 27, 2013, 3:00pm - 5:30pm

You are cordially invited to the third annual

Kosciuszko Chair Military Lecture

The Battle for Westerplatte: Presentation & Film

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz
Professor of History, The Kosciuszko Chair in Polish Studies 

Friday, September 27
3:00-5:30 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

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This lecture is sponsored by the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies. 

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Battle of WesterplatteDr. Marek Chodakiewicz will give a short presentation about the Battle of Westerplatte, which occurred in 1939 and was the first battle in the invasion of Poland and the beginning of World War II. His remarks will be followed by a showing of the film 1939: Battle of Westerplatte.

Important note: Attendance at all IWP events requires an RSVP in advance. In addition, prospective attendees must receive an e-mail confirmation from IWP indicating that seating will be available for them at the event. A government-issued ID that matches your name on the confirmed attendee list must be presented at the door for admission to any event. The use of photographic and/or recording equipment is prohibited except by advanced permission from IWP, the event organizer, and the speaker(s). IWP is a private organization; as such, all attendees are guests of the Institute.