‘Spirit of Ostra Brama’ symbolises strength of PL-Canadian def relationship: ambassador

Canadian ambassador to Poland Leslie Scanlon recalled the rich history of bilateral relations between these two states in her speech delivered at the ceremony of presenting the “Spirit of Ostra Brama” aeroplane to the Polish Army Museum in Warsaw.

‘Spirit of Ostra Brama’ officially handed over to Poland

An airplane C-47 Dakota III called “Spirit of Ostra Brama” used by Polish general Kazimierz Sosnkowski during WWII was officially handed over to...

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Among other things, she mentioned training Polish soldiers during WWI in Canada, fighting side-by-side during WWII in the battle of Monte Cassino, as well as the Canadian support for Poland’s accession to NATO and joint military operations conducted by UN and the North Atlantic Alliance.

The “Spirit of Ostra Brama” is a C-47 Dakota III aeroplane, which carried Polish general Kazimierz Sosnkowski during WWII. On Monday, it was officially handed over to the Polish Army Museum in Warsaw.

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