Poland's participation in World War II is generally little known in the West. This illustrated history presents the Polish military war effort, intermingled with factual human interest stories.
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CONTENTS: Historical Background; Defence of Poland: 1 September - 6 October 1939; Continued Struggle for Poland Abroad; Narvik; Defence of France; The Polish Air Force in Great Britain; Jews Under German Occupation -- The "Final Solution"; German Terror and the Polish Underground State; Soviet Occupation and the Polish Army in the Soviet Union; Italian Campaign and the Battle of Monte Cassino; Polish Armed Forces in the Soviet Union; Normandy, Belgium Holland and Wilhelmshaven; Arnhem; The Warsaw Uprising: 1 August - 5 October 1944; Epilogue; Index.
Andrew Hempel was born in Warsaw, Poland. In 1944 he was arrested in German-occupied Warsaw by the Gestapo and was sent to a German labour camp. After the war, he graduated from the University of London. He lives in Reading, Pennsylvania.