WARTIME DIARY 1943


1943


FEB. 21

Polish Army Middle East Command soldiers who volunteered for the air crew service in the RAF, in Deolali, India, on the way to Great Britain.


FEB.

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“Roman, approach life like you would approach a cow : if necessary – pat it on the back- if necessary- grab the horns and hit it in the snout; but in all instances push towards the udder.
Khanaqin 3.2.1943  G. Danik”

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“Better death for a free life, than miserable life in slavery “Sulkowski” – Zeromski
During the journey to G. Britain wrote for the Dear “Miser” Z. Czaplicki” 10.II.43 Ship “Islami”

Killed 25.V.1944 – Newton UK

MARCH

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“To my good colleague and companion in common sweating in front of the board of examiners.
Wrote “Black Hand” On the road to my kingdom.  Ship “Mariposa”  Indian Ocean day 4 – III – 43″

Killed 13.7.44 in OTU near Blackpool UK
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“To my friend from the steppes of Kuban and a colleague from PAF on the way to England wrote Stach Zochowski  Indian Ocean 4.III. 1943  ‘Somewhere near Madagascar’ “

JULY

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“To my colleague of similar life principles based on an old literary movement :-

penicentryzmu

Enters his name senior colleague : ZIELINSKI EDMUND – Trembowla
Hucknall 15 July 43″

Killed 13.IX.1944 over the River Danube while flying supplies to Warsaw.

OCT.

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“Brighton 31.X.43
In memory of our joint sojourn in the I.T. Wing. Entered Zbyszek”

Killed 9.IV.1944 – Newton UK