Half of poles believe in Divine intervention in the victory at Warsaw


August 15, 1920, entered the history of Poland as the event that brought the country independence

51 % of poles believe in the intervention of God and the blessed Mother, who defended Warsaw against the red army in 1920, according to a survey.

In this they agree with the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, said oko.press

“Here, near the Warsaw’s palaces, 98 years ago, there was a miracle on the Vistula. Yes. There was certainly the element of a miracle,” said Andrzej Duda on August 15 at the parade of the Polish army on the occasion of Independence Day.

The poles asked the question: “do you Agree with the opinion that one of the reasons for the success in the battle of Warsaw in 1920 was the support of God and the Holy Mother?”

51 % of respondents with a greater or lesser degree of certainty acknowledged that God and mother of God contributed to the victory of the Polish army. They agree with Andrzej Duda.

Reportedly, the tendency to believe in the miracles associated with the level of education of respondents: the group of people with elementary and secondary education President agreed 66 % of the respondents. Among the graduates of higher educational institutions in miracles believe only 34 % against 60 %.

Battle of Warsaw (1920) also known as the “Miracle on the Vistula”. One of the key battles of the Soviet-Polish war of 1919-1921 in which Poland was able to stop the advance of the red army and to reach the next turning point in the war. The outcome of the battle of Warsaw resulted in the maintenance of Poland’s independence. According to the Riga peace Treaty Poland ceded the vast territory of Western Ukraine and Western Belarus.

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