U.S. Troops Enter Poland, 1st Deployment at Russia's Doorstep
WARSAW, Poland — American soldiers rolled into Poland, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia.
Some people waved and held up American flags as U.S. troops in tanks and other vehicles crossed into southwestern Poland from Germany and headed toward the town of Zagan, where they will be based. Poland's prime minister and defense minister welcomed them in an official ceremony.
"This is the fulfilment of a dream," said... more