Trail of hope : the Anders Army, an odyssey across three continents (Book, 2015) []
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Trail of hope : the Anders Army, an odyssey across three continents

Trail of hope : the Anders Army, an odyssey across three continents

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: Oxford, England : Osprey Publishing, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Davies draws from years of meticulous research to recount the compelling story of this unit, the Polish II Corps or 'Anders Army', and their exceptional journey from the Gulag of Siberia through Iran, the Middle East and North Africa to the battlefields of Italy to fight shoulder-to-shoulder with Allied forces"
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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Named Person: Władysław Anders; Władysław Anders
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Davies
ISBN: 9781472816030 147281603X
OCLC Number: 930775456
Description: 597 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: First fruit of the Nazi-Soviet pact 1939-1941 --
The consequences of Barbarossa 1941 --
Central Asia 1942-1943 --
Consolidation of the Army 1941-1943 --
Evacuation from the USSR 1942-1943 --
Iran 1942-1943 --
The Carpathian brigade 1941-1943 --
Iraq 1941-1943 --
Who were the Andersowcy? --
Civilian diaspora 1942-1944 --
Palestine 1943-1945 --
Sikorski's last mission, 1943 --
'The Anders' Aliyah' 1943 --
Egypt 1941-1945 --
Italy : the road to Monte Cassino 1944 --
Wojtek, the soldier bear 1942-1963 --
Italy : the road from Monte Cassino 1944-1945 --
War's end : from Italy to nowhere 1945-1946 --
Britain : end of the rail 1946-1948 --
Retrospect : historiography, films, museum, memoirs, internet.
Responsibility: Norman Davies.
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Following the conquest of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, hundreds of thousands of Polish families were torn from their homes and sent eastwards to the arctic wastes of Siberia.  Read more...


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