John Radzilowski

ww2dbaseA professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, John is the author or co-author of many books including Community of Strangers, A Traveller's History of Poland, and The Eagle and the Cross. In 1998, he received the Cavalier's Cross of the Order of Merit from the President of the Republic of Poland.

Photographs/Maps Contributions

20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 201940mm twin Bofors anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019A list of action which Blyskawica participated, on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Battle flag of the destroyer ORP Piorun (Thunderer), famous for engaging the battleship Bismarck, on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
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Timeline Contributions

John Radzilowski has also contributed 20 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.

» 4 Mar 1995: Matthew Urban passed away following complications from his war wounds.

» 6 Aug 1944: Matt Urban was made the commanding officer of 2nd Battalion of US 60th Regiment while in France.

» 25 Aug 1919: Matthew Urbanowicz was born in Buffalo, New York, United States.

» 22 May 1944: Lieutenant Colonel Francis Gabreski of US 56th Fighter Group shot down three German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 aircraft in one day over northwestern Germany.

» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.

» 31 Jan 2002: Francis Gabreski passed away from a heart attack at the Huntington Hospital in Huntington, New York, United States.





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