The Warsaw Uprising and salami tactics

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Warsaw Uprising
On 1st August 1944, as the advancing Red Army approached Warsaw, fighters in the AK (Home Army) launched an uprising to liberate the city from German occupation, and to support the nationalist Polish Underground State

  • Soviet forces halted their advance east of the Vistula; they did nothing to assist the AK 
  • Over 63 days, the uprising was crushed and Warsaw was razed to the ground
  • Later, it was…

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