Why is Poland so eager to supply Leopard 2-tanks to the Ukraine?

Interview with dr. Iwona Gusc on Radio1 België
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Sending Leopard 2 tanks to the Ukraine, or not. That was the dilemma. Germany was hesitant, fearing a further escalation, other member states, including Poland, wanted to go all the way. By now, Poland supplied the tanks to the Ukraine, after getting the green light from Germany. But why was Poland so keen on supplying those tanks? Cultural historian Iwona Gusc was interviewed on Radio1 in Belgium to explain.

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Listen to the whole interview (in Dutch) on Radio1 België

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