Why did Stalin Rokossovsky, defense Minister of Poland

History 16/02/20 Why did Stalin Rokossovsky, defense Minister of Poland

the Legendary Marshal of the great Patriotic the leadership of Poland was asked to be the first Minister of defense. In 6 years of tenure Rokossovsky pole thoroughly modernized the Polish army.

Take I asked for him Stalin

the Minister of national defence of Poland Konstantin Rokossovsky saw the President of the state Boleslaw Bierut, who 4 years later after the Victory, asked Stalin to send Marshall to that post. It is well known that Rokossovsky was a pole, and at that time there existed more charismatic and active members of this ethnic group, which could make the work of the military Department in the best way than it could do Konstantin.

Rokossovsky to 1949 he founded and headed in Poland Northern group of forces of the Soviet Union, did much to strengthen the national economy of the state. Several Polish cities recognized him as an honorary citizen in gratitude for the liberation from the Nazis in the great Patriotic war.

it is Known that the life of Rokossovsky during his Ministry in Poland attempted twice Polish nationalists.

What he achieved as Minister of

From 1949 to 1956, Rokossovsky, in fact “made” the Polish army, perevooruzhit and reorganizarea it to meet modern requirements (the threat of nuclear war). In Poland with the participation of Konstantin Konstantinovich was a well-established defence industry, started production of military equipment, developed and improved infrastructure is needed in wartime.

In the Polish Army under Rokossovsky have introduced new regulations, soldiers were trained based on techniques used in the Soviet army. Konstantin personally supervised this process, and constantly experiencing parts. For the training of officers in Poland were opened three military institution.

Parallel Rokossovsky held the post of Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Poland, was a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Polish United workers ‘ party and a year before his departure, witnessed the signing of the famous Warsaw Pact, established the bipolarity of the world for the next 36 years.

the offset of the symbol from the “Stalinism”

When Poland came to power of Wladyslaw Gomulka, the position of the Rokossovskiy was shaken, because he was considered a “Stalinist”, and the new head of state has adhered to the anti-Stalinist policy. Konstantin was removed from all leadership positions, and this decision was endorsed by the then Secretary General of the USSR. S. Khrushchev.

From 1956 until his death Rokossovsky to their homeland, never went back. With nothing from he acquired property in the USSR, he did not take, having given away all Central office staff.

Nicholas Syromyatnikov

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