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» 28 Jan 1944: Polish AK resistance fighters planned an assassination of German SS commander Franz Kutschera in Warsaw, Poland, but the operation was called off when the target failed to appear as expected.
Â» 8 Jul 1951: Francis Gabreski, flying an F-86 fighter, scored his first aerial victory in a jet fighter in Korea, shooting down a North Korean MiG-15 fighter.
Â» 4 Mar 1995: Matthew Urban passed away following complications from his war wounds.
Â» 3 Sep 1944: Matthew Urban led his battalion across the Meuse River in Belgium. He was shot in the neck in combat, damaging his vocal cords.
Â» 18 Dec 1941: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz was betrayed by an associate and arrested by the Gestapo in Greece.
Â» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.
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