The Pomeranian Army (Polish: Armia Pomorze) was one of the Polish armies to take part in the Polish Defensive War of 1939. It was officially created on March 23, 1939. Led by Gen.dyw. Władysław Bortnowski, it consisted of 5 infantry divisions, 2 National Defence brigades and 1 cavalry brigade.
The Pomorze Army suffered severe losses during the Battle of Tuchola Forest; losing about a third of its strength. In retreat towards Warsaw since September 6, it subordinated itself to Army Poznań and took part in the battle of Bzura (September 9-20).
The Army was commanded by general Władysław Bortnowski; his chief of staff was colonel Ignacy Izdebski.
The composition of the Pomorze Army:
|Army units - gen. Władysław Bortnowski|
|9th Infantry Division||9 Dywizja Piechoty||col. Józef Werobej|
|15th Infantry Division||15 Dywizja Piechoty||gen. Wacław Przyjałkowski||Greater Polish|
|27th Infantry Division||27 Dywizja Piechoty||gen.bryg. Juliusz Drapella|
|Pomeranian National Defence Brigade||Pomorska Brygada Obrony Narodowej||col. Tadeusz Majewski|
|Chełm National Defence Brigade||Chełmska Brygada Obrony Narodowej|
|Operational Group "East" - gen. Mikołaj Bołtuć|
|4th Infantry Division||4 Dywizja Piechoty||col. Rawicz-Mysłowski, col. Józef Werobej|
|16th Infantry Division||16 Dywizja Piechoty||col. Zygmunt Szyszko-Bohusz||Pomeranian|
|Operational Group "Czersk" - gen.bryg. Stanisław Grzmot-Skotnicki|
|Pomeranian Cavalry Brigade||Pomorska Brygada Kawalerii||gen.bryg. Stanisław Grzmot-Skotnicki|
|Independent Units Chojnice and Kościerzyna||Oddziały Wydzielone "Chojnice" i "Kościerzyna"|
Forces as of 31 August and German plan of attack.Forces as of 14 September with troop movements up to this date.Forces after 14 September with troop movements after this date== See also==