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Untold stories of Polish heroes from World War II

Author: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm; James S Pula
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Hamilton Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1939, both Germany (September 1st) and Soviet Union (September 17) invaded Poland. The eight narratives presented in this book deal with Polish destinies, untold stories of people, mostly very young, who survived the Second World War, and how great an impact the war had on their lives. --Preface.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
History
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm; James S Pula
ISBN: 9780761869849 0761869840
OCLC Number: 1018422876
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 146 pages ): illustrations (black and white), facsimiles.
Contents: Foreword / James S. Pula, Purdue University --
Preface / by author --
Father and son : Tadeusz and Zbigniew Brzeziński --
Two great passions --
flying and writing: Rudolf S. Falkowski --
"I carried the films on my head" Photographer of the Warsaw Uprising: Wiesław Chrzanowski --
Varsovians in the States: Krystyna i Marek Jaroszewicz --
"I was that child about to be born...": Maria Kowal --
The child from Białowieża Primeval Forest, the Urals, Isfahan and Mexico: Danuta Batorska --
Captive of the Theatre: Marion Andre --
Angola-born, Brazil-based poet, artist: Tomasz Lychowski.
Responsibility: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm ; foreword by James S. Pula.

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Poland was the first country to stand against Hitler's Nazi armies and the Red Armies of Stalin's Soviet Union when, in Sept. 1939, at the beginning of World War 11, they both marched into Poland Read more...

 
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