Saturday, August 22, 2015

An African in the Warsaw Uprising, and Many Slovaks, Too. Michal Karski's Krakow Post Article


Michal Karski, who has contributed many fine articles to this blog, wrote to share his latest contribution to the Krakow Post, "Foreign Fighters in the Polish Resistance." These fighters included Nigerian jazz drummer August Browne. There were also many Slovaks, who fought in their own platoon and under their own banner. 

You can read Michal Karski's article here.


  1. About liberation of Gęsiówka camp.

  2. History always has a way of surprising the unsuspecting. Here are some interesting bits of history about Polish Japanese relations.

    A Polish book about Polish Japanese intelligence cooperation between the 20's to the end of WWII. The Japanese allowed Polish spies to work out of their embassies to gather intelligence on the Germans.

    Japanese aid to Polish children trapped in Siberia

    Chris Helinsky

  3. Browne's grave was recently found in Britain.

    Chris Helinsky


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