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[–] Mead 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

The polish jokes come from the Myth that a polish Calvary Unit charged german tanks during the invasion of Poland.

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[–] randillion 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Huh? This is a myth? news to me. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charge_at_Krojanty yup a myth, according to Wikipedia they had cavalry charge some infantry a ways off and first wave reports characterized them as charging tanks seven miles away. German propaganda seized the opportunity to make the poles look stupid. Apparently it worked as this myth is still around today. I honestly always just figured the poles were making due with what they had and were just super brave / reckless but they had to try at least to hold the Germans off with their outdated military.