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    1914 / Battle of Łódź – board game. Battle of Łódź in 1914 reached a number of 200 000 casualties within just over three weeks. It was one of the… Read More
    1914 / Battle of Łódź – board game. Battle of Łódź in 1914 reached a number of 200 000 casualties within just over three weeks. It was one of the greatest battles on the Eastern Front of World War I. At that time, Poland did not exist on the map of Europe. Action of the game starts in those days and puts you in shoes of a soldier fighting on either side of invaders. Battles take place near Zgierz, Rzgów and Brzeziny. You fight as a Polish conscripted either into the german army or the tsarist army what reflects in image of your character wearing prussian pikelhauba or russian furażka. It was not uncommon that during that war a brother was forced to fight against his brother. The game was created to celebrate the hundreth anniversary of the Battle of Łódź. Photos: Malwina Wachulec Read Less
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1914 / Battle Board Game.
Battle of Łódź in 1914 reached a number of 200 000 casualties within just over three weeks. It was one of the greatest battles on the Eastern Front of World War I. At that time, Poland did not exist on the map of Europe. 

Action of the game starts in those days and puts you in shoes of a soldier fighting on either side of invaders. Battles take place near Zgierz, Rzgów and Brzeziny. You fight as a Polish conscripted either into the german army or the tsarist army what reflects in image of your character wearing prussian pikelhauba or russian furażka.

It was not uncommon that during that war a brother was forced to fight against his brother.
The game was created to celebrate the hundreth anniversary of the Battle of Łódź.

 
 
 
 
 
 
game concept: Aleksandra Jonas, Wojciech Jonas, Maciej Kronenberg
text of the folder: Bartosz Bończak
graphic design: Fajne Chłopaki
expert consultation: Michał Jagiełło
proofreading: Aleksandra Jonas
photos: Richard Bonisławskiego collections, collections of the State Archive in Lodz, Archive Marshal's Office in Lodz
cartographic foundation for the board: State Archive in Lodz
publisher: Centre for Initiatives for Regional Development