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

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Hippocrene Books, Jan 1, 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 This new edition contains an introduction by his wife and closest collaborator, Zofia, as well as many previously unpublished personal photographs.

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User Review  - HarryMacDonald - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Korbonski and his wife personally served in the Polish Underground State during WW II. Korbonski was one of the founders of the Polish Underground State. As Chief of Civil Resistance, he directed all ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

After their service in the Polish Underground State during the Second World War. Stefan and Zofia escaped Communist Poland in 1947 and settled in the United States. Stefan Korbonski served in many organizations and wrote books and articles devoted to the ideal of an independent Poland. He died in 1989, just two years before this dream was fulfilled. Zofia Korbonski lives in Washington. D.C.

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