Udział 2. Oddziału WOP w akcji propagandowej podczas referendum ludowego (W świetle akt Wojsk Ochrony Pogranicza) = The activity of the Wojska Ochrony Pogranicza in the action of propaganda during the referendum in 1946 (in the documents of Wojska Ochrony Pogranicza in archives)
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The activity of the Wojska Ochrony Pogranicza was not connected only with protection of borderlands. Those troops also participated in political actions. For instance, they were involved in propaganda before national referendum. ; Communist engaged all possible resources before voting including the WOP. WOP?s unit from Krosno carried out propaganda and agitation in following districts: Słubice, Krosno and Gubin. Thirty-four propaganda groups of WOP were working in that area. The Second Unit of WOP additionally arranged squads which were responsible for protecting the course of voting. The campaign did not yield the expected effect therefore votes were rigged. Methods which were worked out during the referendum were improved and then applied in the parliamentary elections.