Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Ignorance and stupidity at work …

… Black Madonna Defaced in The Netherlands - Victory Girls Blog.

The Black Madonna also honors Gen. Stanislaw Maczek, commander of the 10th Motorized Calvary which rolled into Breda in 1944. However, because he had witnessed the devastation that WWII had left behind in Europe, he chose not to use full tank firepower in Breda. So instead, he and his troops fought house-to-house, which resulted in great loss of Polish lives. However, very few residents of Breda perished, and thus the people honored Maczek by making him an honorary citizen.a

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