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For Your Freedom and Ours The Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War

By: Brodniewicz-Stawicki, Margaret

Price: $27.95

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18592

ISBN: 1551250357

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Generously illustrated with B&W photos and maps. ; B&W Photographs and maps; 264 pages; "One of the darkest days in modern history was September 1, 1939, when the German war machine rolled into Poland. After a five-week struggle against a ruthless enemy far superior in equipment and personnel, Poland succumbed. But in their hearts, the Poles refused to admit defeat.Although the regular fighting on Polish soil came to an end, it continued underground, and carried into foreign lands. Polish officers and men, risking their lives, m... View more info

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Station 43 Audley End House and Soe's Polish Section

By: Valentine, Ian

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19193

ISBN: 0750937084

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.1 inches; 209 pages; "Audley End House in Essex - or Station 43 as it was known during the Second World War - was used as the principal training school for SOE's Polish Section between 1942 and 1944. Polish agents at Audley End undertook a series of arduous training courses in all aspects of guerrilla warfare before being parachuted into occupied Europe. In 1943, Audley End, or Secret Training Station 43, was placed exclusively under Polish control, a situation unique withi... View more info