History of Polish Intelligence Services - Partitions


During the period when Poland had been partitioned (beginning in 1772, until 1918) by three adjacent empires, intelligence played an important role in patriotic Poles' surveillance of their occupiers and in their planning and conduct of successive Polish uprisings.

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    Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
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