Fighting Warsaw: The Story of the Polish Underground State, 1939-1945

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Hippocrene Books, 2004 - History - 495 pages
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Fighting Warsaw is a human story. Stefan Korbonski, the leader of the Polish Underground State portrays the years of the German occupation during the Second World War and the beginning of anti-Soviet underground activities thereafter. His story presents the entire organization, strategy, and tactics of the Polish underground, which included armed resistance, civil disobedience, sabotage, and boycotts. This new edition contains an introduction by his wife and closest collaborator, Zofia, as well as many previously unpublished personal photographs.

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A useful book on a grim but pivotal period of history. The book doesn't attempt to give a comprehensive view of events in Poland, and so cannot really be faulted for skating pretty lightly over the ... Read full review

Fighting Warsaw: the story of the Polish underground state, 1939-1945

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Korbonski was the leader of the Polish underground, which fought both the Nazis during World War II and later the Soviets. He escaped Communist Poland in 1947. This 1956 volume offers his firsthand ... Read full review

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