Ludwik Karol Pisarski - My Story of the War, 1939 to 1945
– From Lwów, to the Siberian Gulag, Monte Cassino, Loreto and Lago di Como. In his own words, my father describes the outbreak of WW2 and his arrest by the …
Henryk Franciszek Kustra - Italian Campaign
Our job was to drive around with the radio truck.
NN. Małaszek - Work in Anders’ Army headquarter
Ryszard Dembiński - Situation in Persia
Stanisław Żurakowski - Good life in the Army
Józef Jankowski - Józef Jankowski
Stefan Podsiadlo - Monte Cassino Attack
Stefan recounts the offensive on Monte Cassino in May 1944
Józefa (Korab) Olenska - Battle of Bologna
Jozefa describes the action at Bologna and the fact that all the soldiers in her transport were killed during there, as a result of American bombing raids that mistook the …
Tomasz Skrzyński - Ancona
Irena Renata (Jarosiewicz (aka Bogdanska)) Anders - Monte Cassino
This video clip is from the documentary “Moja młodość, moje szczęście, mój świat…“ (My youth, my good luck, my world). Scenario & realization: Joanna and Piotr Perczyński, Photos & mounting: …
Irena (Krzykowska) Siedlecka - In Italy with Transport Corps
Describing the ammunition and goods they delivered, and the parts of Italy she went through.
Irena (Krzykowska) Siedlecka - Warning shot for a Soldier in Italy
Describes how a Polish soldier with an American companion approached her while she was standing guard over the vehicles one evening, threatening damage, and having to fire a warning shot.
Jadwiga (Rzeczycka) Rybiński - Road accident in Italy
Describing an incident involving a bridge that she had to cross at night, in the rain.
Jadwiga (Rzeczycka) Rybiński - Humour at Monte Cassino
Describing how she and the other Women’s Auxiliary members would hide under their beds during the bombing, and would later joke about it.
Edward Moczulski - At Monte Cassino
Describing his participation at the battle of Monte Cassino
Jadwiga Bukowinski - Nurse at Monte Cassino
Describing the hospitals in the area, and the huge number of injured and dead at Monte Cassino.
Bolesław Makowski - Virtuti Militari and Cross of Valour
Describes receiving the medals during the Italian campaign.
Bolesław Makowski - Motorcycle with German POW
Describing how he took a German POW back to base, on his motorcycle.
Bolesław Makowski - Why did Poles fight
Explains the reasons why Poles continued to fight in the war
Bolesław Makowski - School in Italy
Describing how he attended school during the Italian campaign, with a view to becoming an officer.
Maria Osadca - Meeting husband in Ancona
Describing how she met her husband and he asked her to marry him the next day. They were married after only 5 meetings.
Maria Osadca - Ancona Hospital
Describing the condition of the hospital – all the windows were blown out by the bombing. Wounded were arriving from all the battles after Cassino.
Maria Osadca - wounded from Cassino
Describing the set up of the hospital and dealing with the massive number of wounded from the Battle of Monte Cassino.
Feliks (junior) Scazighino - Uncle from 2 Corps to 1 PAD to Meppen
Describing how his Uncle was promoted in the Polish 2nd Corps, and eventually replaced General Maczek and served in the iPAD in Meppen.
Ludwik Cytera - Written biography of Ludwik Cytera
This is the life story of Ludwik Cytera as discovered and written up by his grandson Christopher Cytera.