The Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression is the main institution dealing with the matters of Veterans of struggles for independence and Victims of Oppression in Poland. The Office's functions and resposibilities have been defined in legal acts establishing the special status of beneficiaries of the Veterans' law. It's main tasks consist of:

  • awarding the status of Veteran struggles for independence, Victim of Oppression and person deported to perform forced labor
  • providing the Veterans and Victims of Oppression with help, special care and proper respect
  • spreading the tradition of struggles for independence of Poland


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28th General Assembly of the World Veterans Federation 05.08.2015 r.

The 28th General Assembly of the World Veterans Federation will be held in Sopot, Poland, at the invitation of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression and WVF member associations in Poland.

All meetings will be held at the Sheraton Sopot Hotel.

Participants are expected to arrive on 30th August and depart on 5th September.

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75th anniversary of the fighting of the 1st Grenadier Division in France 22.06.2015 r.

On 21 June 2015, the Head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression Jan Stanisław Ciechanowski took part in a ceremony commemorating the 75thanniversary of the fighting of the Polish 1st Grenadier Division at the cemetery in Dieuze in Lorraine in France.

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To the memory of the soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Rifles Division 21.06.2015 r.

On 20 June 2015, the Head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression Jan Stanisław Ciechanowski took part in ceremonies commemorating the 75thanniversary of the Swiss-French frontier being crossed by Polish soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Rifles Division and commemorating the anniversary of their internment. The ceremonies took place at the cemetery in Damprichard in France and in Goumois in Switzerland.

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Tribute to Polish soldiers who fell in defence of Malta during World War II 17.06.2015 r.

On 16 June 2015, the Head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression Jan Stanisław Ciechanowski and a delegation of representatives of ex-servicemen’s organisations, took part in ceremonies commemorating the struggles of Polish soldiers for Malta during World War II. Among the soldiers fighting in defence of Malta were the sailors of the escort destroyer ORP Kujawiak led by Capt. Ludwik Lichodziejewski.

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Thanks to the Portuguese Nation 12.06.2015 r.

A ceremony on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Polish civilian and military refugees being accepted by Portugal was organised before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw by the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression and the Portuguese Embassy in Poland on 11 June 2015.

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