The Gospel Polish way

594058_600The coronation of the statue of Our Lady of Jazłowiec, the patroness of 14th Uhlan Regiment, conducted by the Primate of Poland, cardinal August Hlond, on 9th July 1939. The photography shows one of the last cases where the Polish soldiers, according to the old tradition of the Polish gentry, were rising their sabres during the reading of the Gospel [photo: The Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum in London from the website karta.org.pl].