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94 Books about Poland | Polish War Graves in Britain

The 94 posts I have written on Poland provide information and stories about Poland's history, from the harrowing deportations to Siberia and Kazakhstan to the tragic events of the Katyn Massacre. They illustrate the valour of the Polish Armed Forces and enable the discovery of books written about Poland.

Deportations to Siberia and Kazakhstan

  1. Extermination: Killing Poles in Stalin's Empire - Anna and Norbert Kant
  2. Straws in the Wind - Eugene Krajewski
  3. Siberian Odyssey - Richard Lysakowski
  4. Red Snow (Polish Deportation to Siberia) - Telesfor Sobierajski
  5. Saga of Polish War Children - Lucjan Krolikowski
  6. The Long Bridge - Urszula Muskus - Polish Prisoner of Soviet Gulag
  7. Lost Between Worlds (Survival in WW2) - Edward Herzbaum
  8. Polish Deportees in the Soviet Union - Michael Hope
  9. Dark Side of the Moon (Polish Deportations) - Zoe Zajdlerowa
  10. Crater's Edge: A Polish Family's Epic Journey Through Wartime Russia - Michal Giedroyc
  11. The Silver Madonna - Eugenia Wasilewska (Polish Deportation to Kazakhstan)
  12. Janek Leja - A Polish Survivor of Siberian Labour Camps
  13. Paying Guest in Siberia - Maria Hadow (Polish Deportations to Kazakhstan 1940)
  14. No Place to Call Home - A Polish Survivor of the Soviet Gulag (Kolyma, Siberia) - S Kowalski
  15. Polish Deportations to Kazakhstan 1940 (Unsettled Account - Eugenia Huntingdon)
  16. Polish Deportations to Kazakhstan 1939-41 - Wesley Adamczyk (Siberia)
  17. Shallow Graves in Siberia - Michael Krupa (Polish Deportations)
  18. A Forgotten Odyssey - The Untold Story of 1,700,000 Poles Deported to Siberia in 1940
  19. The Ice Road - Stefan Waydenfeld (Polish Deportations, Siberia)

Diplomacy

  1. Conversations with the Kremlin - Polish Ambassador Stanislaw Kot
  2. In Allied London - Count Edward Raczynski (Polish Ambassador to UK in WW2)
  3. Defeat in Victory - Jan Ciechanowski (Polish Ambassador to USA WW2)

Espionage

  1. Codename Rygor: The Spy Behind the Allied Victory in North Africa - Mieczyslaw Zygfryd Slowikowski
  2. A Secret Life - The Polish Officer - Ryszard Kuklinski

Fiction

  1. Kozlowski - Jane Rogoyska (Katyn)
  2. Danuta Buczak - John Koenig
  3. The Day of the Lie - William Brodrick
  4. Katyn Order - Douglas W Jacobson (World War 2 Novel - Poland)
  5. Night of Flames - Douglas W Jacobson (World War 2 Novel - Poland)
  6. The Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst (Spy Novel - Poland))
  7. The Polish Officer - Alan Furst (Spy Novel)

History

  1. The Eagle Unbowed - Poland and the Poles in the Second World War - Halik Kochanski
  2. History of Poland in London - A Series of Short Films
  3. Polish Second World War Veterans in Scotland
  4. Poles in Britain 1940-2000 From Betrayal to Assimilation (Editor Peter Stachura)
  5. Poland in the Twentieth Century - Peter Stachura
  6. Warsaw 1920: Lenin's Failed Conquest of Europe - Adam Zamoyski
  7. To Kill A Priest - The Murder of Father Popieluszko (Warsaw, Poland)

Joseph Czapski

  1. Memories of Starobielsk Essays Between Art and History - Jozef Czapski
  2. The Inhuman Land - Joseph Czapski

Katyn

  1. The 79th Survivor - Bronislaw Mlynarski
  2. The Officer's Wife - Katyn Massacre of Polish Army Officers
  3. Katyn - Death in the Forest - J K Zawodny (Polish Army Officers)
  4. Katyn Massacre - Louis Fitzgibbon (Polish Army Officers Murdered 1940)
  5. Katyn - A Crime Without Punishment (Polish Army Officers Murdered 1940)
  6. Children of the Katyn Massacre (1940 Soviet Murder of Polish POWs) - Teresa Kaczorowska
  7. Katyn (The Film) - Directed by Andrzej Wajda (Polish Army Officers Murdered)
  8. In The Shadow of Katyn - Stanislaw Swianiewicz (Polish Army Officers Murdered)

Memoirs

  1. Eye on Solidarity (Poland) - Sonya Zalubowski
  2. 23 Days A Memoir of 1939 - Antoni 'Joe' Podolski
  3. Quiet Hero - Rita Cosby - Warsaw Uprising 1944, Poland
  4. Poland - A Nation in Conspiracy (Mad Dreams, Saving Graces) - Michael Kaufman
  5. Walking with Shadows (Polish Paratrooper at Arnhem) - Josef Tarnowski
  6. Mermaid and the Messerschmitt - Rulka Langer (Warsaw, Poland, 1939-40)
  7. Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland - Thomas Swick
  8. Karolina Lanckoronska - Those Who Trespass Against Us One Woman's War Against the Nazis
  9. Polish House - Radek Sikorski (Intimate History of Poland)
  10. Bronski House - Zofia Bronska Ilinska - Philip Marsden (Kresy - Polish Eastern Borderlands)
  11. A Warsaw Diary 1978-81 - Kazimierz Brandys

Photography

  1. Portrait of Poland - Bruno Barbey (Magnum Photographer)

Polish Armed Forces

  1. Trail of Hope - Anders Army - Norman Davies
  2. Freely I Served - Major General Stanislaw Sosabowski (Polish Independent Parachute Brigade)
  3. First to Fight - Poland in World War 2 (Stella-Sawicki, Garlinski & Mucha)
  4. Polish Airborne (Parachute Regiment) at the Battle of Arnhem - George Cholewczynski
  5. Arnhem A Debt of Dishonour - Polish General Sosabowski
  6. 303 Squadron (Polish) - Battle of Britain - Arkady Fiedler
  7. Lt-Col Gwido Langer (Polish Enigma Code Breaker) - Body Returns Home to Poland
  8. General Sikorski Mystery - Polish Officers to be Exhumed at Newark Cemetery
  9. Wojtek the Bear - Polish War Hero - Aileen Orr
  10. Polish Armed Forces Memorial - National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, England
  11. Orzel's Patrol - Polish Submarine World War 2 - Eryk Sopocko
  12. General Klemens Rudnicki - Last of the Polish War-Horses
  13. For Your Freedom and Ours: The Kosciuszko Squadron (Polish Airmen World War 2)
  14. An Army in Exile - General Wladyslaw Anders (Polish Army)

Polish Jews

  1. In the Garden of Memory - Joanna Olczal-Ronikier
  2. Konin: A Quest - Theo Richmond (Jewish Holocaust, Poland)

Polish Underground

  1. The Volunteer (Witold Pilecki): The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz - Jack Fairweather
  2. My BoyHood War Warsaw 1944 - Bohdan Hryniewicz
  3. Survival of Love - Memoirs of a Polish Resistance Officer - Jozef Garlinski
  4. Secret Army - General Tadeusz Bor-Komorowski (Warsaw Uprising 1944)
  5. A Young Freedom Fighter in Warsaw 1939-45 - Julian Eugeniusz Kulski
  6. By Devil's Luck: A Tale of Resistance in Wartime Warsaw - Stanislaw Likiernik
  7. Fighting Warsaw - Story of the Polish Underground State 1939-45 - Stefan Korbonski
  8. Story of a Secret State (Polish Underground) - Jan Karski
  9. Courier from Warsaw - Jan Nowak (Occupied Poland 1939-45)
  10. Rising '44 The Battle for Warsaw - Norman Davies
  11. When the Summer Ended - Cecylia Wolkowinska

Polish War Graves

  1. Polish War Graves - Perth, Scotland (Jeanfield and Wellshill Cemetery)
  2. Polish War Graves in Scotland - A Testament to the Past

Remembrance

  1. Remembering General Maczek - A Memorial in Edinburgh
  2. Final Plaque on Airmen Memorial Wall - 1333 (Grangemouth Spitfire) Squadron Air Training Corps (ATC)
  3. Polish Airmen Remembered, RAF Grangemouth, Scotland

Siege of Warsaw

  1. Siege of Warsaw (Poland 1939) - Julien Bryan

Travel Literature

  1. Between East and West (Across the Borderlands of Europe) - Anne Applebaum