Architectural marvel or hideous eyesore: Sluice Leśniewo Górne?

The Masurian Lakeland (Pojezierze Mazurskie) is Poland’s equivalent to the English Lake District. Situated in the northeast of Poland it has over 200 lakes surrounded by farmland, forest, and meadows. It is spectacularly beautiful and not surprisingly a popular tourist destination. Historically though, it was part of the German Empire as East Prussia when it … More Architectural marvel or hideous eyesore: Sluice Leśniewo Górne?

Little known battles on the Eastern Front and the consequences of WW1 for Poland

The Great War was fought on a global and industrial scale, quite rightly having the title of the First World War. It was a new type of war, fought on a magnitude and with a military technology never previously seen and is fully deserving of all the research, media attention, and debate that it generates. … More Little known battles on the Eastern Front and the consequences of WW1 for Poland

Useful Resources for Polish 2 Corps information

My Resources My Summary Presentation Overview presentation of the history Polish 2nd Corps.   My Website https://www.pleszak.com/ My Blog https://pleszak.blog/ Useful Groups Kresy-Siberia Group It’s a magnificent group with lots of information and everybody willing to help. https://www.facebook.com/groups/KresySiberiaGroup/ They have a wonderful Virtual-Museum.. http://kresy-siberia.org/muzeum/?lang=en and a very useful links page http://kresy-siberia.com/mainref.html#r2 Kresy Family Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/KresyFamily/More Useful Resources for Polish 2 Corps information

Testing and training for the Dambuster Raids – what’s left to see?

The Dambuster Raids, or more correctly Operation Chastise is without doubt the most famous bombing mission of the Second World War (at least here in Britain). 75 years on everybody has heard about the bouncing bomb and the flawed hero pilot Guy Gibson. Most people, if they only know of one RAF Squadron, it will … More Testing and training for the Dambuster Raids – what’s left to see?