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It was abolished by Austria, after the crushing of Kraków Uprising in 1846.The formation of the Polish Legions by Piłsudski initially to fight alongside the Austro-Hungarian Army,) had considerable influence locally, Polish language was accepted as the official regional language on Polish soil, and used in schools; Polish organizations had some freedom to operate, and Polish parties could formally participate in Austro-Hungarian politics of the empire.).
The bulk of the Polish armored forces were local-built tankettes derived from the Vickers Carden-Lloyd classic design.These were AMC M23 ordered in France and modified locally, as the wz.28 by CWS (Centralne Warsztaty Samochodowe – Central Car Workshops).But these 90 cars, of which 30 were gun-armed, gave no satisfaction with their track system and were modified into the four wheeled wz.34.Obsolete by 1928, they were transferred to police units, especially those posted in upper Silesia, and fought the “Freikorps”, trained by SS officers to seize vital assets behind the lines.In 1939, the main force of armored cars comprised wz.34 models, former Kégresse-Citroen type half-tracks.On the eve of Fall Weiss (Case White) and the subsequent campaign (Kampania wrzesniowa in Polish), the Polish forces had 1012 tanks and a hundred armored cars (880 tanks according to other sources) at their disposal.
220 of these were modern light 7TPs (of Polish design), Renault R35s (French) and Vickers Mark Es (British).
) comprise the former territories of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth acquired by the Habsburg Monarchy during the Partitions of Poland in the late 18th century.
The three partitions were conducted jointly by the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia and Habsburg Austria, resulting in the complete elimination of the Polish Crown.
They were able to pierce through any German tank and their low silhouette and good speed made them difficult to spot.
But as successful as this series was, the conversion program came too late and only a handful were ready for action in September 1939.
In the first partition, Austria received the largest share of the formerly Polish population, and the second largest land share (83,000 km² and over 2.65 million people).