POLISH LONDON 1945
In 1945, the political finale of WW II, identified by the London émigré circles with the outcome of the Yalta Conference, was recognised as a reason for maintaining the shape devised after September 1939. It also defined a certain approach characterised, on the one hand, by an inclination to perceive in the majority of the aspects of international politics the negative onsequences of the Yalta agreements; on the other hand, it was determined by a willingness to return to the prewar situation, both political and territorial. This reaction towards the aftermath of the war produced political forms and behaviour which rendered impossible all participation in current politics, and hampered contact with the homeland. It also excluded the possibility of the 'Polish London' to exert any impact upon the international position of Poland and the domestic situation.
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