Bookcover of Wincenty Kowalski
Booktitle:

Wincenty Kowalski

Poland, Warsaw, Invasion Of Poland

String Publishing (2012-04-18 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-8-72816-0

ISBN-10:
6138728165
EAN:
9786138728160
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Wincenty Kowalski (1892–1984) was a Polish military commander and a general of the Polish Army. A veteran of both the World War I and World War II, he fought in all the inter-war conflicts of Poland. During the Polish Defensive War of 1939 he commanded the Polish 1st Legions Infantry Division.Wincenty Kowalski was born September 11, 1892 in Warsaw, to a family of humble workers. After graduating from a lyceum of Stanisław Konarski, he joined the high school of Hipolit Wawelberg, the only institution of higher education in Warsaw to allow Polish language (though not openly). Afterwards he moved to Liège in Belgium, where he graduated from the Machinery Building faculty of the Polytechnical Institute. During that time he joined the Związek Walki Czynnej, a secret Polish anti-tsarist organization preparing the cadres for a future anti-Russian uprising aimed at liberation of Poland. He was also a member and a tutor of the Związek Strzelecki (ZS). Drafted into the Russian Army, between 1912 and 1913 he studied at the Officers' School of Artillery in Smolensk. After that he moved to Austro-Hungarian Galicia, where he settled in Kraków. There he continued his military training at the NCO
Publishing house:
String Publishing
Website:
http://www.betascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Jules Reene
Number of pages:
196
Published at:
2012-04-18
Stock:
Available
Category:
History
Price:
54.00 €
Keywords:
War, forces, division, Army, Polish, Infantry, Kowalski, Wincenty

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