ww2dbaseA professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, John is the author or co-author of many books including Community of Strangers, A Traveller's History of Poland, and The Eagle and the Cross. In 1998, he received the Cavalier's Cross of the Order of Merit from the President of the Republic of Poland.
|Person: Francis Gabreski||3 Mar 2021Â|
|Ship: Stephen Hopkins||24 Feb 2021Â|
|Person: Krystyna Skarbek||22 Mar 2017Â|
|Event: Operation Kutschera||24 Dec 2016Â|
|Book Review: At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45||12 Oct 2016Â|
|Other: Wojtek the Soldier Bear||15 Apr 2016Â|
|Person: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz||11 Apr 2016Â|
|Person: Matthew Urban||6 Apr 2016Â|
|Book Review: No Greater Ally||17 Apr 2012Â|
|Event: Invasion of Poland||23 Jul 2006Â|
|Person: Stanislaw Maczek||4 Feb 2006Â|
|Event: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising||1 Feb 2006Â|
|Event: Warsaw Uprising||31 Jan 2006Â|
|Event: Katyn Massacre and Related Atrocities||29 Jan 2006Â|
|Person: WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Sikorski||21 Dec 2005Â|
|Ship: Orzel||11 Nov 2005Â|
Timeline ContributionsJohn Radzilowski has also contributed 20 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.Â» 14 Jun 1944: Company commander Matthew Urban found his men pinned down by Germans in Normandie, France. With a bazooka, exposing himself to enemy fire, he destroyed two German tanks, allowing his men to counterattack and eventually overtake the Germans. He was wounded twice later on the same days and was forced to evacuate.
Â» 28 Jan 1919: Francis Gabreski was born in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States.
Â» 4 Jan 1943: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz was executed by a Nazi firing squad near Athens, Greece.
Â» 1 Apr 1952: Francis Gabreski scored his fifth aerial victory in a jet fighter in Korea, shooting down a Chinese MiG fighter.
Â» 25 Aug 1919: Matthew Urbanowicz was born in Buffalo, New York, United States.
Â» 24 Aug 1943: Francis Gabreski scored his first aerial victory over Dreux, France, shooting down a German Fw 190 aircraft.
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Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal