Emblem worn by LWP soldiers; the "Piast eagle" without the crown
Kołobrzeg (Kolberg) in 1945. 80% of the city was destroyed during the war
Polish troops, 1943
The Polish First Army on their way to Berlin, 1945
Polish flag raised on the top of Berlin Victory Column on 2 May 1945
T-55A tanks of the Polish People's Army (Martial law in Poland)

The Battle of Kolberg or Battle of Kołobrzeg (also, battle for Festung Kolberg) was the taking of the city of Kolberg, now the city of Kołobrzeg, in Pomerania by the Soviet Army and its Polish allies from Nazi German forces during the World War II East Pomeranian Offensive.

- Battle of Kolberg (1945)

The First Polish Army participated in the Vistula–Oder Offensive, the Battle of Kolberg and the final Battle of Berlin.

- Polish People's Army
Emblem worn by LWP soldiers; the "Piast eagle" without the crown

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Marking new Polish-German border on Oder River in 1945

First Polish Army (1944–1945)

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Army unit of the Polish Armed Forces in the East.

Army unit of the Polish Armed Forces in the East.

Marking new Polish-German border on Oder River in 1945
The Polish First Army on their way to Berlin, 1945

It was formed in the Soviet Union in 1944, from the previously existing Polish I Corps in the Soviet Union, as part of the People's Army of Poland (LWP).

The Polish First Army then fought in Pomerania, breaking through the Pomeranian Wall (Pommernstellung) fortified line and capturing Fortress Kolberg, a heavily fortified city, in March.