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: Francis Gabreski||3 Mar 2021|
|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.» 3 Sep 1944: Matthew Urban led his battalion across the Meuse River in Belgium. He was shot in the neck in combat, damaging his vocal cords.
» 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.
» 4 Jan 1943: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz was executed by a Nazi firing squad near Athens, Greece.
» 1 Apr 1952: Francis Gabreski scored his fifth aerial victory in a jet fighter in Korea, shooting down a Chinese MiG fighter.
» 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.
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