September 1939

27 SEPTEMBER

Events

The beginning of the capitulation talks. Gen. Tadeusz Kutrzeba agrees  the terms of capitulation of Warsaw with the commander of the German 8th Army, General Johannes Blaskowitz. Gen. Walerian Czuma issues an order to stop fighting in Warsaw. The defence of the capital ends.

In Warsaw, a military underground organization is established under the name of the Polish Victory Service (later transformed into the Union of Armed Struggle, ultimately to become the Home Army). It is headed by Gen. Michał Karaszewicz-Tokarzewski

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