Tadeusz Kościuszko. Polish general. He led the 1794 Kościuszko Uprising against Imperial Russia and the Kingdom of Prussia as Supreme Commander of the Polish National Armed Force. A national hero of Poland, Lithuania, the United States and Belarus.
Ernie Pyle in Okinawa shares his cigarettes with some 1st Division marines as they rest at an Okinawa roadside.Pyle more than any writer told the story of the common G.I. A few days after this picture Pyle was killed.
Józef Piłsudski (1867-1935), Polish statesman—Chief of State (1918–22), 'First Marshal' (from 1920), and authoritarian leader (1926–35) of the Second Polish Republic.
WWI; Polish Generał Józef Haller, in 1916 he fought with the 2nd Brigade of the Polish Legion against Russia. In 1918 he created what was known as the Blue Army (from the color of its French Uniforms, aka Haller's Army).
General Władysław Sikorski (1881-1943), Polish military and political leader. During World War II he became Prime Minister of the Polish Government in Exile, Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Armed Forces.
Major General Stanisław Sosabowski, Commander, 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade (1. Samodzielna Brygada Spadochronowa). 1940s.
Stanisław Franciszek Sosabowski CBE (Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf sɔsaˈbɔfskʲi]; 8 May 1892 – 25 September 1967) was a Polish general in World War II. He fought in the Battle of Arnhem (Netherlands) in 1944 as commander of the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanisław_Sosabowski (Colorised by Marcin Pasiak from Poland)
Wladyslaw Anders, Polish Army, General. One of the leaders of the exiled Polish Army, always doomed to disappointment.
Allied leaders - Felicjan Sławoj Składkowski (9 June 1885 - 31 August 1962) was a Polish physician, general and politician who served as Polish Minister of Internal Affairs and was the last Prime Minister of Poland before World War II.