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Hero of Two Nations Captain Stefan P. Wesolowski (1909-1987)
By Prof. Dr. Zdzislaw P. Wesolowski
It is the harrowing story of one of the 197 crew members, Stefan P. Wesolowski, Signalist Petty Officer of the Polish Naval Destroyer, the ORP Blyskawica as she sailed out of the Port of Gdnyia on the eve of World War Two.
It was the beginning of a treacherous journey and long odyssey which ended when Captain Wesolowski reached the United States and became an American citizen.
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POLISH GREATNESS 2013 CALENDAR (this will be soon be redesigned as a Perpetual Calender)
For the first time online, Polish Greatness has a Calendar exclusively dedicated to Polish History of World War 2. If you thought you knew everything about Poland, think again. This is a unique format never seen before online, and promises to enlighten and fascinate WW2 enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
Just follow the Calendar as you normally would and click on the links provided to read about events that took place that day in history. However, there are several series that have no correlation to any particular date in history but had to be included in the calendar - such as the series on Spy Week, Great Polish Warriors, and WW2 Polish Inventions, and WW2 Propaganda, etc.
"TRIBUTE TO JOHN WARD HERO OF THE WARSAW UPRISING"
The Warsaw Uprising was one of the most brutal and destructive urban battles of World War Two. The military might of the Wehrmacht was launched against the Polish insurgents with all its force.
Amidst the maelstrom there was one British Officer, Lieutenant John Ward, who had the courage to remain in Warsaw throughout the Uprising. He enlisted in the Armia Krajowa, and was the "Voice" of the Polish Resistance.
Churchill admitted to fearing only one thing It was the German U-boats - the terror of the seas. It was a catastrophe in which Britain came close to the very edge of defeat.
Discover the Amazing Facts! THE BATTLES THE UBOATS THE HUNT FOR THE BISMARCK and more! Visit Polish Greatness (Blog) click here
GREAT POLISH GENERALS OF WW2 A 4-part Special Series
Patton, MacArthur, Eisenhower, and Montgomery were among the greatest allied generals of World War II but little if anything is known about the Polish generals, whose support of the war effort contributed to an Allied Victory.
Discover their amazing stories of Honor and Courage.
While war was raging throughout Europe another battle more sinister was being fought. It was more deadly and destructive than any weapon. Propaganda - the most powerful medium ever used became lethal in the hands of Hitler and Stalin.
Polish Greatness (Blog) presents a Special 4-part Series on WW2 PROPAGANDA: WAR OF WORDS click here to logon
The images and video in this special series are not meant to desseminate Nazi or Soviet propaganda. These are only for educational purposes with the intention of providing viewers with a source of factual historical information. Polish Greatness.com and Polish Greatness (Blog) are fiercely opposed to Nazism, neo-Nazism and Communism, and strongly condemn any private or public persons, organizations, leaders, and nations which promote hate propaganda in any form.
YALTA CONFERENCE Secrets, Lies and Betrayal Polish Greatness (Blog) presents a Special Commemoration on the anniversary of the Yalta Conference.
As Battles raged throughout the world in World War II, another battle was ensuing behind closed doors. Three great leaders of the western world met to decide the fate of the world for the next 47 years.
GROM is one of the best special task force units in the world. These masked warriors are like Rambo, the Terminator and Iron-Man all rolled up into one. Read all about what they do, their missions and more! THEY ARE REAL -THEY ARE SERIOUS - THEY TAKE NO PRISONERS Click here
Polish Greatness (Blog) Presents A Special Series Secret Polish Forces of WW2: The "Silent & Dark Ones
They were a special Elite force of the Polish Underground trained in espionage and partisan warfare during WW2. Read all about their dangerous missions, and find out who they were! ENTER HERE
WARSAW UPRISING 1944 DAY BY DAY
Polish Greatness (Blog) presents a Special Commemoration documenting the 63 days and the Aftermath of the Warsaw Uprising
GREAT POLISH WARRIORS THE WINGED HUSSARS presented by Polish Greatness (Blog) Read about one of the most powerful armies in the history of mankind They were supreme and undefeated for over 200 years Famous Battles - Weapons - Battle Tactics, and more
Compiled by Don Kindell Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net
The most complete and detailed archive on the web. Contains a wealth of information about WWI and WWII vessels, casualty lists, despatches,naval campaigns, battles and actions, ship movements, actions and losses from WW2 day by day, and much more!
SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF D-DAY THE INVASION OF NORMANDY Visit Polish Greatness Blog for an incredible journey to the past ENTER HERE
Karol Wojtyla: Man of God Beatification of Pope John Paul II Watch Complete Video Replay Presented by Polish Greatness (Blog) Click here
BATTLE OF BERLIN: HELL ON EARTH
Polish Greatness (Blog) presents a Special Feature commemorating the Battle of Berlin It was the Greatest Battle of World War II The Battle that brought the Reich to its knees ENTER HERE
DID YOU MISS IT?
Here is your chance to watch the Replay of the Grande Finale of the
2011 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST !!
Click here (Presented by Great Polish Culture Blog)
THE ENIGMA MACHINE A Special four-part series presented by Polish Greatness (Blog)
The truth is finally revealed about the German Enigma Machine and the remarkable Polish team of genius mathematicians who cracked the Code. Read the whole story. And how they did it!!
Polish Greatness (Blog) presents a Special Feature
POLISH INVENTIONS: WW2 WEAPONS DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY Did you know that Polish scientists and engineers are among the world's most prolific and ingenious inventors? During WW2 (and the interwar years) they envisaged and designed many amazing apparatus that gave the Allies the edge they needed to win the war.