Polish Navy cadets Casablanca 1939

From the album of Captain Mieczysław Wozniak (1918-1972) who was a a Polish cadet of the class of 1938 and was on the sail training ship Iskra in the Mediterranean when war broke out. He became the youngest recipient of the French Legion D'Honneur for heroism at Casablanca in 1939 when the French mine-laying cruiser blew up whilst unloading mines killing 186 and causing much port damage.

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Item ID: 51704
Author: anna81
Creation date: 2014-08-27
Last modified: 2014-08-27
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Related military service: Polish Navy
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