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    The 76th anniversary of the1944 Warsaw Uprising

    Hello everyone,

    Off topic but you may like the news. On the 30th of July President of Poland Andrzej Duda awarded me with the Silver Cross of Merit for my efforts to preserve the memory of a...
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    Thank you Andrzej. Indeed, his POW number was...

    Thank you Andrzej. Indeed, his POW number was 103483 but he was born in 1916. He was born in Warsaw on the 4th of December, 1916.

    Best wishes,
    Kosa
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    Hello everyone, For your viewing pleasure I am...

    Hello everyone,

    For your viewing pleasure I am posting a photo of Katarzyna Borowinska’s (see post #3, #37, #49) stepbrother Erazm Borowinski aka Wars, who fought in the 1944 Warsaw Uprisinig as...
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    A link to posthumous promotion ceremony at Warsaw...

    A link to posthumous promotion ceremony at Warsaw Uprising Museum on the 17th of September, 2019.


    POSMIERTNE WRECZENIE AKTU MIANOWANIA
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    There's a recording about Katarzyna on Polish...

    There's a recording about Katarzyna on Polish Radio Zachód. The recording is in Polish. Click the link below if you wish to listen to it. I hope you will enjoy it.

    Best,
    Kosa


    Historie...
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    Hello everyone, For your viewing pleasure I am...

    Hello everyone,

    For your viewing pleasure I am posting Katarzyna's commission. I am posting a copy of the decision of President Andrzej Duda as well.


    Honour and glory to the heroes of the...
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    Hello everyone, I got a phone call from...

    Hello everyone,

    I got a phone call from Warsaw Military Command in late July that by the decision of President Andrzej Duda, Katarzyna Borowinska was posthumously promoted to the rank of Second...
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    Hello everyone, I owe you a short update on...

    Hello everyone,

    I owe you a short update on my project. Well, Ministry of National Defence Republic of Poland sent an official proposal for posthumous promotion of Katrzyna to the President of...
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    Hello to a brand new year :) OT but may be of...

    Hello to a brand new year :)

    OT but may be of some interest to readers of this thread. I’ve been working on posthumous promotion of the brave girl Katarzyna (see post #3) who was posthumously...
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    Hi Artur, I cannot but you may wish to check...

    Hi Artur,

    I cannot but you may wish to check on it with Central Military Archives in Warsaw. They have some of the Komenda Sił Zbrojnych w Kraju paperwork.
    She got the VM cross posthumously and...
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    Miotla Baon Section at Powązki Military Cemetery

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    Powązki Military Cemetery, Warsaw

    Graves of Miotla Baon soldiers fallen in Warsaw Uprising 1944

    The number of soldiers in Miotła Baon varied between 280 and 370 men during Warsaw...
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    #26 post missing photos

    Missing photos of “Miotła” (A Brush) Baon war memorial
    to commemorate losses from 1939 to 1945

    Powązki Military Cemetery, Warsaw

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    More photos from the Powazki Military Cemetery

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    “Miotła” (A Brush) Baon war memorial
    to commemorate losses from 1939 to 1945


    Powązki Military Cemetery, Warsaw
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    I've made it. Her biography will stay. Let my...

    I've made it. Her biography will stay. Let my small victory be a humble tribute to those that paid the ultimate price in the Warsaw Uprising.

    Best,
    Kosa


    Katarzyna Borowińska
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    Off-Topic but I hope Mr. Moderator to understand...

    Off-Topic but I hope Mr. Moderator to understand my intentions :) I’ve written a short note on Katarzyna Borowińska (page 1, post#3) to publish in the Polish edition of wikipedia as the printed...
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    Thanks for your kind words, Pieter! While on the...

    Thanks for your kind words, Pieter! While on the mysteries that we may never know the answers to. General Stefan Rowecki, the first commander of the Home Army was arrested on the 30th of June 1943...
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    Let me add my thanks for your post on Edward...

    Let me add my thanks for your post on Edward Rydz-Śmigły, Tony.

    Edward Rydz-Śmigły had contacts with a WW2 Polish underground secret organization and intelligence service called the "Musketeers"....
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    Thank you very much for your compliments, Pieter!...

    Thank you very much for your compliments, Pieter!


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    This is the Gloria Victis Monument
    at Powazki Military Cemetery

    The Warsaw Uprising was the most heroic episode of World War...
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    Another memorial at the Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe.

    In memory of
    the 7th Infantry Regiment "GARŁUCH"

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    In memory of 400 Home Army soldiers of the 7th Infantry Regiment "GARŁUCH” murdered during the German occupation of Poland,
    and in...
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    Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe.

    FOR GOD and POLAND

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    ZOŚKA war memorial to commemorate losses in the Warsaw Uprising of 1944.
    The memoral says FOR GOD and POLAND

    Regards,
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    Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe.

    Many thanks for the links to the Warsaw Uprising Witnesses, Tony!

    While on the German crimes at Warsaw hospitals during the Warsaw Uprising. I am posting two more photos from the Powazki Military...
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    Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe once again.

    Hello everyone,


    This time a few photos from the "ZOŚKA" battalion quarter
    at the Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe in Warsaw.

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    Battalion ZOŚKA was a Scouting battalion...
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    Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe.

    Thanks for your kind words, Tony! We mustn’t forget their sacrifice, and it’s our duty to remember the fallen with respect and gratitude, in the knowledge that they fought for our future.

    Wieczna...
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    Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe.

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    "ŻYWICIEL" Group (regiment) section
    at the Powazki Military Cemetery/Powazki Wojskowe.

    This memorial commemorates about 1200 "Żywiciel" soldiers fallen in the Warsaw Uprising in...
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    Old Powazki/Stare Powązki random pictures.

    Two more random pictures of the Old Powazki/Stare Powązki to support Mr. Moderator’s observation that the old cemeteries in Poland are fascinating places. Indeed they are, and I believe the photos...
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