Zosia Miedzybrodzka

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Zosia Miedzybrodzka

Zosia Miedzybrodzka Lesław Międzybrodzki was born on 24th March 1912. He had completed his University education and was working in a Polish Air Force maintenance depot whilst waiting to be called up for his national service. On the day that war broke out, the depot was attacked and suffered extensive damage. It was decided to…...

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Zenon Sliwinski

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Zenon Sliwinski

Zenon Sliwinski Born in 1923. Zenon drove a tank under General Stanislaw Maczek (Commander of the Polish 1st Armoured Division) in the famous Normandy victory at Falaise, and after being badly wounded only managed to survive by playing dead between two German corpses. It took him over 4 years to recover. Although disabled, he was…...

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Kazimierz Durkacz

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Kazimierz Durkacz

Kazimierz Durkacz Born in 1919 in Drochobycz. He was a third year student of medicine in Lwów (Lviv) when the war broke out. Shortly before the breakout of war, he joined the ranks of the Polish National Defence. After the Soviet Union attacked Poland, his unit retreated to Hungary, and via Yugoslavia he arrived in…...

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Anna Frackiewicz

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Anna Frackiewicz

Anna Frackiewicz Born in Kraków and had just finished the first year of Law at Jagiellonian University when the war broke out. During the first days of the war she and her family escaped to Bucharest. Thanks to the hospitality and help of local residents they could stay there together for several months, and where…...

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Boleslaw Kozub

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Boleslaw Kozub

Stories of people that shaped our shared heritage...

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