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303 Squadron: The Legendary Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron - Softcover 304 Squadron 315 Squadron
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The summer of 1940 and the Battle of Britain—the darkest days of World War II. France, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Norway had all been crushed by the powerful Nazi German war machine. Great Britain stood alone, fighting for i 304 Squadron - History of the successful Polish Coastal Command Squadron in RAF. Polish pilots flown Battles, Welligtons and Warwicks. It contains: * Superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings, rare b+w and colour archive photographs. History of the most succesfull Polish Fighter Squadron in RAF. Polish pilots flown Huricanes, Spitfires nad Mustangs. It contains: * Superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings, rare b+w archive photographs.
By Arkady Fiedler By Mariusz Konarski By Wojtek Matusiak, Robert Gretzyngier, Piotr Wisniewski
63 Days Of Life And Struggle - Mini Album A Homeland Denied: In the Footsteps of a Polish POW A Military Government in Exile
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A unique album released on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of August 1980, devoted to the strikes on the Baltic Coast, which have become a permanent part of history, giving rise to a free Poland. This breakthrough time is recalled by the active parti A Homeland Denied follows the horrific journey of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Warsaw University student whose peaceful life was changed dramatically and with far reaching consequences that fateful day of 1st September, 1939. This is a biography of one of the most undervalued commanders of the Second World War, General Stanislaw Maczek, a soldier overlooked by most military historians in the West both because he was Polish and above politics.
Jan Łoziński  (wyb. foto. i podpisy) | Andrzej Krzysztof Kunert  (wstęp) | Robin Gill  (tłum.) | Andrzej Barecki  (proj. graf.) By Irena Kossakowski
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A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps A Question of Honor - The Kosciuszko Squadron - Forgotten Heroes of World War II A Warsaw Notebook
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A daughter’s account of her mother’s wartime experiences and postwar struggle to rebuild her life A Question of Honor is the gripping, little-known, and brilliantly told story of the scores of Polish fighter pilots who helped save England during the Battle of Britain and of their stunning betrayal by the United States and England at the end of World W Truly exceptional varsavianum - a literary notebook containing excerpts from poems, novels, and essays by many renowned authors and beautiful photographs depicting old-time and contemporary Warsaw Literary notebook containing "Warsaw-oriented" excerpts
By Barbara Rylko-Bauer
by Lynne Olson and Stanley Cloud Selected And Edited By Marek Zaganczyk
Anders' Army: General Wladyslaw Anders and the Polish Second Corps 1941-46 Armoured Hussars: Images of the Polish 1st Armoured Division 1939-47 Children of the Katyn Massacre - Accounts of Life After the 1940 Soviet Murder of Polish POWs
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Along with thousands of his compatriots, Wladyslaw Anders was imprisoned by the Soviets when they attacked Poland with their German allies in 1939\. They endured terrible treatment until the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 suddenly put Stalin This wonderful album is a brilliant pictorial history of the 1st Polish Armored Division composed of about 250 photographs, documents and publications largely collected by WO1 Alexander Leon 'Manka' Jarzembowski, a veteran of 2nd Armored Regiment, as he s Children of the Katyn Massacre - Accounts of Life After the 1940 Soviet Murder of Polish POWs
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By Janusz Jarzembowski
Journalist Teresa Kaczorowska is the president of the Polish Writers’ Association, Ciechanow Division. She lives in Ciechanow, Poland. Translator Frank Kujawinski lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Code Name: Zegota Rescuing Jews in Occupied Poland, 1942-1945: The Most Dangerous Conspiracy in Wartime Europe Commanders of the Polish Air Force Squadrons in the West - Dowodcy dywizjonow Polskich Sil Powietrznych na Zachodzie Destiny Can Wait, The Polish Air Force in World War II
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An inspiring story of unarmed civilians of all ages who took on the Gestapo, the SS, and the Wehrmacht—and outwitted them at least 20,000 times. We present to the reader a work containing 139 biographies of the Polish Air Force squadrons' commanders in the West.  Materials that we used for the biographies come from the Central Military Archive in Warsaw and the Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum This is a reprint of the extremely scarce study, originally prepared by the Polish Air Force assoc. in London in 1949. as the official English language history of Polish flyers in WW 2.
By Irene Tomaszewski and Tecia Werbowski
Foreword by Norman Davies
By Jozef Zielinski and Tadeusz Krzystek by M. Lisiewcz, J. Baykowski, R. Gluski, and W. Czerwinski
Did the Children Cry: Hitler's War Against Jewish and Polish Children, 1939-1945 Divided Loyalty: Britain’s Polish Ally During World War II Enigma of General Blaskowitz
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Did the Children Cry: Hitler's War Against Jewish and Polish Children, 1939-1945 At the outbreak of the Second World War, Poland was a quasi-military State undergoing rapid political and social change. Nevertheless, Britain signed an agreement with the country as part of its decision to adopt a policy of encircling Germany A victorious commander in the Polish campaign of 1939 and military governor of occupied Poland, he tried to stop the reign of terror by appealing to Hitler.  On 5 February 1948, General Johannes Blaskowitz died under mysterious circumstances while awaitin
by Richard C. Lukas
Winner of the 1966 Janusz Korczak Literary Competition for books about children.
By Wieslaw Rogalski
Dr. Richard Giziowski
Fighting Auschwitz: The Resistance Movement in the Concentration Camp Fighting Warsaw - The Story of the Polish Underground State, 1939-1945 First Fighter Ace: In the Cockpit with a World War II Fighter Pilot
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The incredible story of underground resistance among the prisoners at the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp. Fighting Warsaw is an extraordinary human story. Stefan Korbonski, the leader of the Polish Underground State, portrays the years of the German occupation during the Second World War, and the beginning of anti-Soviet underground activities thereafter. Stanisław Skalski was the top Polish fighter ace and the first Allied fighter ace of World War II. His combat career began on the war’s very first day, September 1, 1939, and within two weeks,
By Jozef Garlinski by Stefan Korbonski By Stanley Stawski, Translated By John Bednarz
First Kills: The Illustrated Biography of Fighter Pilot Władysław Gnyś Foreign Volunteers of the Allied Forces 1939-45 Forgotten Survivors - Polish Christians Remember the Nazi Occupation
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Polish pilot Wladyslaw Gnys was credited with shooting down the first two German aircraft of World War II on September 1, 1939. On this day, as Gnys squadron took off near Krakow to intercept the German invaders, German Stuka pilot Frank Neubert attacked, In a period of just over two years, from 15 March 1939 to 30 April 1941, ten countries were defeated by Nazi Germany. The speed of these victories allowed some defeated troops to escape, and the hard-pressed Western Allies welcomed these emigrents troops Wanda Lorenc watched horrified as the first Wehrmacht soldiers stormed into Warsaw. Jan Porembski witnessed the mass executions of Polish civilians. Barbara Makuch became a courier for the Polish underground until she was caught and tortured.
By Stefan Gnyś
by Nigel Thomas and Illustrated by Simon McCouaig Edited by Richard C. Lukas
Frantic 7: The American Effort to Aid the Warsaw Uprising and the Origins of the Cold War, 1944 Freely I Served (Polish Parachute Brigade) From Buzuluk To Monte Cassino - Od Buzuluk Do Monte Cassino
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The Frantic operations were conceived in late 1943 as Soviet forces advanced westward into Ukraine, making Soviet airfields accessible to long-range aircraft based in Italy and later England. American aircraft hit targets in central Europe, refueled and The memoirs of this well known Polish airborne General of WW 2, the author was born in Poland and saw service in the Austrian Army in World War I. He joined the newly created Polish Army in 1918 and served in a variety of command and staff positions durin This album "From Buzuluk to Monte Cassino," is an illustrated history of the Polish Army in USSR, the Polish Army in the East, the Independent Carpathian Rifle Brigade and the Polish 2nd Corps.
By John Radzilowski and Jerzy Szcześniak By Major General Stanislaw Sosabowski By Zbigniew Wawer
From Warsaw to Rome: General Anders' Exiled Polish Army in the Second World War Gabby - A Fighter Pilot's Life General Anders W Latach 1892-1942
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In May 1944, 40,000 Polish soldiers attacked and captured the hilltops of Monte Cassino, bringing to a close the largest, bloodiest battle fought by the western Allies in the Second World War. Days later the Allied armies marched into Rome seizing the If ever a man has earned his place in the annals of military history, that man is Francis "Gabby" Gabreski. His exploits as a fighter pilot in World War II and Korea are legendary; his rise from humble beginnings to success in military and business career Extensive biographical details of the first 50 years of the life of General Anders. The work describes the times and events covering the stay of the future General in Tsarist Russia, the Bolshevik war, the period of Polish independence, September 1939
By Martin Williams
by Francis Gabreski and Carl Molesworth By Zbigniew S. Siemaszko
   
 
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