Poland Alone : Britain, SOE and the Collapse of the Polish Resistance, 1944
By: Walker, Jonathan.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (487 p.).ISBN: 9780752469430.Subject(s): Great Britain. Special Operations Executive | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- PolandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Poland Alone : Britain, SOE and the Collapse of the Polish Resistance, 1944DDC classification: 940.5486438 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One The Rape of Poland; Chapter Two The Polish Home Army; Chapter Three Operation 'Wildhorn'; Chapter Four Auschwitz; Chapter Five SOE - a Lifeline?; Chapter Six Soviet Onslaught; Chapter Seven Warsaw Erupts (August 1944); Chapter Eight Warsaw in Flames (September 1944); Chapter Nine Chaos and Collapse; Chapter Ten Epilogue; Conclusion; Appendix Equivalent Military Ranks; Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations; Bibliography; About the Author; Copyright
Poland was the 'tripwire' that brought Britain into the Second World War but neither Britain, nor Poland's older ally, France, had the material means to prevent Poland being overrun. The broadcast, 'Poland is no longer alone' had a distinctly hollow ring. During the next four years the Polish Government in exile and armed forces made a significant contribution to the Allied war effort; in return the Polish Home Army received a paltry 600 tons of supplies. Poland Alone focuses on the climactic year of 1944 when the Polish Resistance attempted to gain control of Warsaw from the Germans. A b
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