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From Saddle to Parachute Softcover
​This book presents, through the personal photos of Cpt. Bereday, a series of glimpses into the man of whom official records can never do justice. It presents the human side of a warrior fighting in exile for a homeland that would never again be his.


 
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By Colonel Gerald Kochan (Ret.)*

Capt. Jerzy Z. Fijalkowski-Bereda (Bereday)
Glimpses into the military service of a Polish officer from 1938 to 1949.

The military service of Captain Jerzy Z. Fijalkowski-Bereda (Beraday) spanned the first shots of WWII until the disbanding of Polish Forces in the West in 1949. Starting the war as a cavalry cadet officer assigned to the Warsaw Mechanized Brigade, he ended his service as one of the highest decorated soldiers of the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Bde. During the actions of the Para. Bde. in Operation Market-Garden, actions immortalized in book and film as a "Bridge Too Far", He earned his nation's highest award, the Virtuti-Militari Medal.

This book presents, through the personal photos of Cpt. Bereday, a series of glimpses into the man of whom official records can never do justice. It presents the human side of a warrior fighting in exile for a homeland that would never again be his.

**This book has been signed by the author **
Features
  • Softcover
  • Size - 7" x 10 82 pages 100 photographs (4 in colour), 1 map
  • 2022


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