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Memoirs Red and White : Poland, the War, and After.

Author: Peter Dembowski
Publisher: Notre Dame IN, UNITED STATES : University of Notre Dame Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Like the Polish flag, composed of two contrasting colors, red and white, my memoirs are cast in red and white. 'Red' treats largely my wartime life in Europe, life full of blood and death. My success in that part of my life was survival. 'White' represents my successful migration and peaceful life in America'--from the Preface; Born after World War I into an educated and progressive Polish family, Peter F.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Polish
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Dembowski, Peter F. Memoirs red and white .
Poland, the war, and after
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Named Person: Peter F Dembowski; Peter F Dembowski; Peter F Dembowski
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dembowski
ISBN: 9780268077853 0268077851 0268026203 9780268026202
OCLC Number: 945630459
Description: 217
Contents: Part One. "Red" : The Old Country and War --
Family --
Life before September 1939 --
The War Years --
Liberation and Emigration --
Part Two. "White" : The New Country --
Canada --
Paris, Marriage, London --
Back to Canada --
Back to School --
University of Toronto --
Bernard Weinberg and His University --
Les Eboulements.

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Born after World War I into an educated and progressive Polish family, Peter F. Dembowski was a teenager during the joint occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. His account of  Read more...

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