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“Game for Independence”- an educational film prepared by the IPN

"The history of nations has seen games in which everything was on the line, where independence was at stake "

The Institute of National Remembrance prepared an educational film for the celebration of Independence Day. It portrays the struggle of Poles for freedom after the partitions. Poles lose their state, but not their fighting spirit. The policy of Poland’s three neighbors: Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary made it impossible to regain independence. The film, showing the Polish road to Independence, focuses on three characters: Józef Piłsudski, Roman Dmowski and Ignacy Jan Paderewski. They often differed in views, but certainly shared a great love for their Homeland.

The film was prepared in two language versions: Polish (read by Krzysztof Banaszyk) and English (read by Phil Goss).


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