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tigre wrote:Infanterie Regiment 63 at Tomaszow 1939.
Engagement of the 3d battalion, 63d Infantry Regiment, 20 september at Tomaszow.
The decision to surrender was undertaken during the briefing of officers in locality Zielone after the last reports about the condition of ammunition and units had been received. It was around 9:00 AM of Polish time - so probably 8:00 of German time. Then general Piskor decided to stop combats and gave a free hand to all soldiers (who wanted, could continue combats or try to break through). He also ordered all officers to convey thanks to soldiers for well fulfilled duty.tigre wrote:About 08:40 AM the regimental commander informed me that negotiations for surrendered were being considered.