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.
|Ship: Stephen Hopkins||24 Feb 2021|
|Person: Krystyna Skarbek||22 Mar 2017|
|Event: Operation Kutschera||24 Dec 2016|
|Book Review: At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45||12 Oct 2016|
|Other: Wojtek the Soldier Bear||15 Apr 2016|
|Person: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz||11 Apr 2016|
|Person: Matthew Urban||6 Apr 2016|
|Book Review: No Greater Ally||17 Apr 2012|
|Event: Invasion of Poland||23 Jul 2006|
|Person: Stanislaw Maczek||4 Feb 2006|
|Event: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising||1 Feb 2006|
|Event: Warsaw Uprising||31 Jan 2006|
|Event: Katyn Massacre and Related Atrocities||29 Jan 2006|
|Person: Władysław Sikorski||21 Dec 2005|
|Ship: Orzel||11 Nov 2005|
Timeline ContributionsJohn Radzilowski has also contributed 20 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 4 Jan 1943: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz was executed by a Nazi firing squad near Athens, Greece.
» 24 Aug 1943: Francis Gabreski scored his first aerial victory over Dreux, France, shooting down a German Fw 190 aircraft.
» 28 Jan 1944: Polish AK resistance fighters planned an assassination of German SS commander Franz Kutschera in Warsaw, Poland, but the operation was called off when the target failed to appear as expected.
» 1 Apr 1952: Francis Gabreski scored his fifth aerial victory in a jet fighter in Korea, shooting down a Chinese MiG fighter.
» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.
» 14 Jun 1944: Company commander Matthew Urban found his men pinned down by Germans in Normandie, France. With a bazooka, exposing himself to enemy fire, he destroyed two German tanks, allowing his men to counterattack and eventually overtake the Germans. He was wounded twice later on the same days and was forced to evacuate.
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