The Blue Army

The Cross of the Polish Volunteers from America (1920) – Courtesy of Michael Lokuta

General Józef Haller von Hallenburg formed an Army of Polish men who went to France to fight with the Allies in WWI. Many men from Northeastern Pennsylvania joined Haller’s Army. Here you will find both a list of their names and learn how to request information from The Polish Museum of America on their application to join Haller’s Army including their date and place of birth and usually the name and address of a parent or other close relative.

Click to see the above medal and translation: Medal

***See page 2 of the following pdf file to find an application form for information about the Haller’s Army soldiers.***

Haller's Army Final