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The Secret Army: The Memoirs of General Bór Komorowski

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Tadeusz Komorowski was born in 1895 in Galicia, a region then ruled by the Austrians, and he served in the Austro-Hungarian Army in the First World War. Poland regained its independence in 1918, and Komorowski fought against the Russians in the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-21.When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Komorowski was the commander of units defending the Vistula Rive ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published December 1st 2011 by Frontline Books
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Dec 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
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An interesting account of Warsaw Uprising from the point of view of its commander of the Home Army – General Bor-Komorowski. Illustrates many problems faced by the fighters during two months of the uprising.
• In 1941 the Zwiazek Walki Zbrojnej - ZWZ (Union of Armed Warfare) had about 100,000 soldiers. It has been renamed in February 1942 to Armia Krajowa – AK (Home Army).
• When Grot-Rowecki was arrested by Germans, the Allies attempted to exchange him for another German prisoner. The Germans ask
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