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Borowiec, Andrew

Overview
Works: 11 works in 63 publications in 4 languages and 1,786 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Personal narratives  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Classifications: DR370, 320.949702
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Andrew Borowiec
 
Most widely held works by Andrew Borowiec
Yugoslavia after Tito by Andrew Borowiec( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Tunisia : a democratic apprenticeship by Andrew Borowiec( Book )

15 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mediterranean feud by Andrew Borowiec( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destroy Warsaw! : Hitler's punishment, Stalin's revenge by Andrew Borowiec( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warsaw boy : a memoir of a wartime childhood by Andrew Borowiec( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poland suffered terribly under the Nazis. By the end of the war six million had been killed: some were innocent civilians - half of them were Jews - but the rest died as a result of a ferocious guerrilla war the Poles had waged. On 1 August 1944 Andrew Borowiec, a fifteen-year-old volunteer in the Resistance, lobbed a grenade through the shattered window of a Warsaw apartment block onto some German soldiers running below. 'I felt I had come of age. I was a soldier and I'd just tried to kill some of our enemies'. The Warsaw Uprising lasted for 63 days: Himmler described it as 'the worst street fighting since Stalingrad'. Yet for the most part the insurgents were poorly equipped local men and teenagers - some of them were even younger than Andrew. Over that summer Andrew faced danger at every moment, both above and below ground as the Poles took to the city's sewers to creep beneath the German lines during lulls in the fierce counterattacks. Wounded in a fire fight the day after his sixteenth birthday and unable to face another visit to the sewers, he was captured as he lay in a makeshift cellar hospital wondering whether he was about to be shot or saved. Here he learned a lesson: there were decent Germans as well as bad. From one of the most harrowing episodes of the Second World War, this is an extraordinary tale of survival and defiance recounted by one of the few remaining veterans of Poland's bravest summer. Andrew Borowiec dedicates this book to all the Warsaw boys, 'especially those who never grew up'
New heartland : looking for the american dream by Andrew Borowiec( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Tunisie d'hier à aujourd'hui : regard sur 46 ans d'indépendance by Andrew Borowiec( )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Archives of the Midtown Y Photography Gallery by N.Y.) Midtown Y Photography Gallery (New York( Visual )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Modern Tunisia : a democratic apprenticeship
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Destroy Warsaw! : Hitler's punishment, Stalin's revenge
Alternative Names
Andrew Borowiec American journalist

Andrew Borowiec Amerikaans journalist

Andrew Borowiec periodista estadounidense

Andrew Borowiec polnisch-amerikanischer Journalist

Borowiec, Andrzej.

Borowiec, Andrzej (1928- )

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