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Battalion "Zoska " Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski

Article about: I had this KW and Legitymacja for a while. Belonging to Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski, " Czarny Karol ".

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    Default Battalion "Zoska " Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski

    I had this KW and Legitymacja for a while. Belonging to Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski, " Czarny Karol ".Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol KwapinskiBattalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski
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    Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol KwapinskiBattalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski
    Sierzant Podchorazy Kwapinski is mentioned in two books about " Zoska ".
    First in the book by Anna Borkiewicz Celinska.....
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    Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol KwapinskiThere is a picture of him in that book also.
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    Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol KwapinskiAs a member of GS (Grupy Szturmowe) (Assault Groups ) he commanded a unit called : WL 400
    His name is on the bottom.
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    Another book that mentioned Him is Cpt Jerzy Bialous : "Walka w Pozodze " Battalion "Zoska " in Warsaw Uprising. By the way this Book was not allowed in Poland until 1991....
    Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol KwapinskiBattalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski
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    He is mentioned on couple of pages... and there is a account of freeing the Concentration Camp "Gesiowka "[ATTACH=CONFIG]1117976[/ATTAC
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski  
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    Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski

    On 5ht August 1944 " Zoska " led by Cpt Bialous attacked the Concentration Camp "Gesiowka " freeing 384 Jewish Prisoners who asked for weapons and to go fight germans. Karol Kwapinski carried a machine gun during the assault. Here are some pictures from internet.
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    Battalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol KwapinskiBattalion "Zoska "  Cadet Officer Karol Kwapinski
    After taking of " Gesiowka "
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    Sierzant Podchorazy Kwapinski was wounded in Uprising, and left Warsaw with civilians. He died in Venezuela in 1955 as a test pilot.
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    After Warsaw was " liberated " soviets promptly opened up "Gesiowka " to intern AK soldiers there.
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