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FIGHTING WARSAW : POL UNDERGR

FIGHTING WARSAW : POL UNDERGR

by Stefan Korbonski
     
 
Korbonski (1901-89) tells how he helped found the Polish Underground State during World War II, and along with his wife Zofia transmitted information on events in Poland to the government in exile in London. He also recounts his brief above-ground, post-war political career before fleeing Soviet suppression in 1947. The memoir has no index or bibliography. The Polish

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Korbonski (1901-89) tells how he helped found the Polish Underground State during World War II, and along with his wife Zofia transmitted information on events in Poland to the government in exile in London. He also recounts his brief above-ground, post-war political career before fleeing Soviet suppression in 1947. The memoir has no index or bibliography. The Polish original, apparently never published, was translated by F. B. Czarnomski, and published by Macmillan in 1956 and in paper by Minerva in 1968. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Korbonski was the leader of the Polish underground, which fought both the Nazis during World War II and later the Soviets. He escaped Communist Poland in 1947. This 1956 volume offers his firsthand account. This reprint sports a new introduction by his wife, Zofia, as well as numerous personal photographs. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781810357
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
495
Sales rank:
822,923
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.40(d)

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