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John Radzilowski

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.

Photographs/Maps Contributions

20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 201940mm twin Bofors anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
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Timeline Contributions

John Radzilowski has also contributed 20 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.

» 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.

» 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.

» 4 Mar 1995: Matthew Urban passed away following complications from his war wounds.

» 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.

» 18 Dec 1941: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz was betrayed by an associate and arrested by the Gestapo in Greece.

» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.





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