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 2021Â|
|Ship: Stephen Hopkins||24 Feb 2021Â|
|Person: Krystyna Skarbek||22 Mar 2017Â|
|Event: Operation Kutschera||24 Dec 2016Â|
|Book Review: At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45||12 Oct 2016Â|
|Other: Wojtek the Soldier Bear||15 Apr 2016Â|
|Person: Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz||11 Apr 2016Â|
|Person: Matthew Urban||6 Apr 2016Â|
|Book Review: No Greater Ally||17 Apr 2012Â|
|Event: Invasion of Poland||23 Jul 2006Â|
|Person: Stanislaw Maczek||4 Feb 2006Â|
|Event: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising||1 Feb 2006Â|
|Event: Warsaw Uprising||31 Jan 2006Â|
|Event: Katyn Massacre and Related Atrocities||29 Jan 2006Â|
|Person: WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Sikorski||21 Dec 2005Â|
|Ship: Orzel||11 Nov 2005Â|
Timeline ContributionsJohn Radzilowski has also contributed 20 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.Â» 6 Aug 1944: Matt Urban was made the commanding officer of 2nd Battalion of US 60th Regiment while in France.
Â» 4 Mar 1995: Matthew Urban passed away following complications from his war wounds.
Â» 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.
Â» 1 Apr 1952: Francis Gabreski scored his fifth aerial victory in a jet fighter in Korea, shooting down a Chinese MiG fighter.
Â» 15 Jun 1952: Christine Granville was killed by Dennis Muldowney in London, England, United Kingdom.
Â» 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.
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