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.
|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 14 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.
» 24 Jul 1944: Matthew Urban arrived at his former unit at the front in Normandie, France after having left the hospital, where he had been convalescing, without authorization. On the same day, finding that a US tank was temporarily halted with the crew did not know what to do after the loss of the tank commander, he took command of the tank and led it forward to attack German positions.
» 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.
» 25 Aug 1919: Matthew Urbanowicz was born in Buffalo, New York, United States.
» 4 Mar 1995: Matthew Urban passed away following complications from his war wounds.
» 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.
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Thomas Dodd, late 1945