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 2021|
|Ship: Stephen Hopkins||24 Feb 2021|
|Person: Krystyna Skarbek||22 Mar 2017|
|Event: Operation Kutschera||24 Dec 2016|
|Book Review: At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45||12 Oct 2016|
|Other: Wojtek the Soldier Bear||15 Apr 2016|
|Person: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz||11 Apr 2016|
|Person: Matthew Urban||6 Apr 2016|
|Book Review: No Greater Ally||17 Apr 2012|
|Event: Invasion of Poland||23 Jul 2006|
|Person: Stanislaw Maczek||4 Feb 2006|
|Event: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising||1 Feb 2006|
|Event: Warsaw Uprising||31 Jan 2006|
|Event: Katyn Massacre and Related Atrocities||29 Jan 2006|
|Person: Władysław Sikorski||21 Dec 2005|
|Ship: Orzel||11 Nov 2005|
Timeline ContributionsJohn Radzilowski has also contributed 20 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 24 Jul 1944: Matthew Urban arrived at his former unit at the front in Normandie, France after having left the hospital, where he had been convalescing, without authorization. On the same day, finding that a US tank was temporarily halted with the crew did not know what to do after the loss of the tank commander, he took command of the tank and led it forward to attack German positions.
» 31 Jan 2002: Francis Gabreski passed away from a heart attack at the Huntington Hospital in Huntington, New York, United States.
» 22 May 1944: Lieutenant Colonel Francis Gabreski of US 56th Fighter Group shot down three German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 aircraft in one day over northwestern Germany.
» 25 Aug 1919: Matthew Urbanowicz was born in Buffalo, New York, United States.
» 1 May 1908: Krystyna Skarbek was born in Warsaw, Warsaw Governorate, Russia.
» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.
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Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal