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Scout'sScout's
HonorHonor
Unknown history of scoutingUnknown history of scouting
After reading this story you will see
that there is much more to the
phrase “Scout's Honor” than you
ever thought.
On my h...
Polish ScoutingPolish Scouting
started in 1910 instarted in 1910 in
three differentthree different
branches, in threebranc...
Soon, Polish Scouts foughtSoon, Polish Scouts fought
in all the conflicts Polandin all the conflicts Poland
was engaged in...
After the Invasion of Poland in 1939 by Nazi
Germany, and two weeks later the Soviet
Union, Nazis executed many Scouts and...
The wartime Scouts evolved into theThe wartime Scouts evolved into the
paramilitary "Gray Ranks",paramilitary "Gray Ranks"...
During theDuring the
WarsawWarsaw
Uprising theUprising the
Grey RanksGrey Ranks
unitsunits
participated inparticipated in
...
The Girl Guides
formed auxiliary
units working as
nurses, liaisons and
munition carriers.
Younger Scouts served as:
● scouts,
● couriers,
● and often fought as well.
Their contribution was
commemorated by the
statue, of “Little
Insurgent” modeled
after a young fighter
who went by the
pse...
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Scouts Honor - Unknown History of Scouting

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In August of 1944 thousands of scouts perished fulfilling their promise, Scout Promise (or Pledge), to serve their God and Country.

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Scouts Honor - Unknown History of Scouting

  1. 1. Scout'sScout's HonorHonor Unknown history of scoutingUnknown history of scouting
  2. 2. After reading this story you will see that there is much more to the phrase “Scout's Honor” than you ever thought. On my honor I promise that I will do my best: ● To do my duty to God and my Country ● To help other people at all times and ● To obey the Scout Law.
  3. 3. Polish ScoutingPolish Scouting started in 1910 instarted in 1910 in three differentthree different branches, in threebranches, in three occupied territories.occupied territories. After Poland regained itsAfter Poland regained its independence they merged intoindependence they merged into one, ZHP.one, ZHP. (Polish Scouting and Guiding Association)(Polish Scouting and Guiding Association)
  4. 4. Soon, Polish Scouts foughtSoon, Polish Scouts fought in all the conflicts Polandin all the conflicts Poland was engaged in around thiswas engaged in around this time:time: ● Greater Poland UprisingGreater Poland Uprising ● Polish-Bolshevik WarPolish-Bolshevik War ● Silesian UprisingsSilesian Uprisings ● and Polish-Ukrainian War.and Polish-Ukrainian War.
  5. 5. After the Invasion of Poland in 1939 by Nazi Germany, and two weeks later the Soviet Union, Nazis executed many Scouts and Guides. In 1940, the Soviets executed most of the BoyIn 1940, the Soviets executed most of the Boy Scouts held at Ostashkov prison.Scouts held at Ostashkov prison.
  6. 6. The wartime Scouts evolved into theThe wartime Scouts evolved into the paramilitary "Gray Ranks",paramilitary "Gray Ranks", cooperating with the Polishcooperating with the Polish resistance, Home Army.resistance, Home Army.
  7. 7. During theDuring the WarsawWarsaw Uprising theUprising the Grey RanksGrey Ranks unitsunits participated inparticipated in the fightingthe fighting and proved toand proved to be among thebe among the most effectivemost effective combat units.combat units.
  8. 8. The Girl Guides formed auxiliary units working as nurses, liaisons and munition carriers.
  9. 9. Younger Scouts served as: ● scouts, ● couriers, ● and often fought as well.
  10. 10. Their contribution was commemorated by the statue, of “Little Insurgent” modeled after a young fighter who went by the pseudonym of Antek, who was killed August 8, 1944 at the age of 13. On my honor I promise that I will do my best: ● To do my duty to God and my Country...

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