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Author Ziolkowska-Boehm, Aleksandra, 1949- author.

Title Polish hero Roman Rodziewicz : fate of a Hubal soldier in Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and postwar England / Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm; foreward by Matt DeLaMater; translated by Christopher A. Zakrzewski.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013].


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Description 1 online resource (168 pages)
Contents List of Photographs; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter One: Early Life in Manchuria; Chapter Two: Japanese Occupation; Chapter Three: Finally Poland; Chapter Four: Zofia's Dream-Roman's Dream; Chapter Five: Meeting Marshal Piłsudski; Chapter Six: More Education Problems; Chapter Seven: Into the Cavalry; Chapter Eight: Learning to Be a Farmer; Chapter Nine: All about Bees and Honey; Chapter Ten: All about Ławski Bród; Chapter Eleven: All about Partridge; Chapter Twelve: Roman the Hunter; Chapter Thirteen: Harbinger of War.
Chapter Fourteen: Colonel Dąbrowski Disbands His RegimentChapter Fifteen: Under Major Dobrzański's Command; Chapter Sixteen: Hubal: The Journal of Roman Rodziewicz; Chapter Seventeen: Warsaw Rendezvous-Halina; Chapter Eighteen: A Belorussian Outpost; Chapter Nineteen: The Unlucky Boots; Chapter Twenty: To Jail at Wołożyn; Chapter Twenty-one: Gestapo Interrogation; Chapter Twenty-two: To Prison in Stara Wilejka; Chapter Twenty-three: Train to Auschwitz, Birkenau; Chapter Twenty-four: Nightmares Relived; Chapter Twenty-five: Numbered for Life.
Chapter Twenty-six: The Death of 30,000 Jewish WomenChapter Twenty-seven: To Buchenwald; Chapter Twenty-eight: The Final Roll Call-German Farewell; Chapter Twenty-nine: Freed by Americans; Chapter Thirty: On to Italy; Chapter Thirty-one: Meeting Hubal's Sister and Wańkowicz; Chapter Thirty-two: Letter about Halina; Chapter Thirty-three: Uncertainty to Return; Chapter Thirty-four: My Best Friend in England; Chapter Thirty-five: English Marriage; Chapter Thirty-six: Visiting Poland; Chapter Thirty-seven: Meeting with Halina; Epilogue; Index; About the Author.
Summary In Polish Hero Roman Rodziewicz, Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm presents the fascinating and tragic real-life story of a Polish soldier and partisan hero, Roman Rodziewicz. Rodziewicz's life takes the reader from Manchuria to Poland, enlistment in the Polish army, service with the famous partisan leader Major Hubal, capture and torture by the Germans, and imprisonment first at Auschwitz and then Buchenwald.
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Subject Dobrzański, Henryk, 1896-1940.
Rodziewicz, Roman, 1913-
Guerrillas -- Poland -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Poland -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Poland.
Dobrzań ski, Henryk, 1896-1940.
Added Author Zakrzewski, Christopher A., translator.
Other Form: Print version: Ziolkowska-Boehm, Aleksandra. Polish Hero Roman Rodziewicz : Fate of a Hubal Soldier in Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Postwar England. Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2013 9780739185353
ISBN 9780739185360 (electronic book)
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