II Corps (Poland)

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The Polish II Corps (Polish: Drugi Korpus Wojska Polskiego), 1943–1947, was a major tactical and operational unit of the Polish Armed Forces in the West during World War II. It was commanded by Lieutenant General Władysław Anders and fought with distinction in the Italian Campaign, in particular at the Battle of Monte Cassino. By the end of 1945, the corps had grown to well over 100,000 soldiers.

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II Corps
General Władysław Anders, commander of the Polish II Corps in Italy
Active1943–1947
Country Poland
AllegiancePolish government-in-exile
BranchPolish Armed Forces in the West
Size100,000
EngagementsWorld War II
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