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By Tim Ripley

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Clash within the Balkans 1991-2000 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing LtdСерия: strive against plane 24Автор(ы): Tim RipleyЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2001Количество страниц: 100ISBN: 1-84176-290-3Формат: pdfРазмер: 39.8 mbRapid0

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Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000

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Poland was taking a terrible beating. At dusk, the barge departed, overtaking the Pawel at the outskirts of the city. Because the Polish forces had now retreated to the east side of the Vistula, the two vessels kept close to the right-hand bank, proceeding as quietly as possible. Once again, as on the previous night, thick fog 32 Tough Decisions caused them to put into shore early. The next day they continued on at dawn, through air raids that were as bad as ever. Often the explosions were quite close, so it was no surprise that, by this time, they were passing many sunken boats and barges stranded in the Vistula.

There was no other safe 37 The Strange Odyssey of Poland’s National Treasures, 1939–1961 haven for the Polish national treasures entrusted to the care of the Wawel curators. The men drove frantically all that day to reach the town of Kuty, which was situated on a small river that marked the vital PolishRomanian border. As they approached Kuty late on that night of September 17, the curators found the roads completely jammed with motor traffic. It was only with great difficulty that they nosed their rather large vehicles into the line of cars entering the town.

His mother had died when he was four years old, leaving his grandmother to take care of the family. At the age of fourteen he had lost his father, and soon thereafter he moved to Smolensk to stay with a friend of the family. These people were very good to him, and two years later they sent him to Moscow to further his education. Polkowski was accepted into the Moscow Academy of Architecture, Painting and Sculpture where he obtained a degree in architecture in 1911. During the First World War he served in the Russian Imperial Army and later in the Polish army that was engaged in repelling the Russian invasion of 1920.

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