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The capture of the governor of Warsaw. The Germans entered Warsaw on August 5, 1915 as the Russians continued to retreat before the joint German-Austro-Hungarian Gorlice-Tarnow Offensive launched on May 2, 1915.
Text:
Gefangennahme des Gouverneurs von Warschau
Feldskizze.
Arrest of the governor of Warsaw
Field sketch.
Reverse:
Logo: W&N   AGL   No. 151

The capture of the governor of Warsaw. The Germans entered Warsaw on August 5, 1915 as the Russians continued to retreat before the joint German-Austro-Hungarian Gorlice-Tarnow Offensive launched on May 2, 1915.

Image text

Gefangennahme des Gouverneurs von Warschau

Feldskizze.



Arrest of the governor of Warsaw

Field sketch.



Reverse:

Logo: W&N AGL No. 151

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What would become Poland at the end of the war was, in 1914, Polish Russia, part of part of Austria-Hungary, and part of eastern Germany. In October, 1918, Poles demanded an independent nation unifying ethnic Poles, based on Russian Poland, but incorporating ethnic Poles in the lands of the swiftly-disintegrating Austro-Hungarian Empire. Warsaw, Russia's third largest city, would be the capital.

Poland is a country in Europe.