New PDF release: From Warsaw to Rome: General Anders' Exiled Polish Army in

By Martin Williams

In may perhaps 1944, 40,000 Polish squaddies attacked and captured the hilltops of Monte Cassino, bringing to a detailed the most important, bloodiest conflict fought through the western Allies within the moment international struggle. Days later the Allied armies marched into Rome seizing the 1st Axis capital.

No-one in 1939 may have foreseen a whole Polish Corps working on the Italian entrance. such a lot were held prisoner within the USSR following Polands defeat and their free up by means of Stalin used to be merely accomplished throughout the extreme negotiations of British and varnish politicians generals, significantly Sikorski and Anders,. The Polish military used to be evacuated to Iran in 1942 and consequently integrated into the British military because the Polish II Corps. Their final postwar destiny used to be shamefully neglected till too late.

This booklet, which charts the intense wartime tale of the exiled Polish military within the east, makes broad use of undiscovered archive fabric. It unearths extensive the kinfolk among the British and varnish normal Staffs and the by no means finishing hardships of the Polish soldiers.

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