Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Polandís Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945
[Rendering of Polandís “White Eagle” Coat of Arms and Polish soldiers in action during WWII]
This memorial is dedicated to the members of the Polish Armed Forces who gallantly participated in active combat on land, high seas and in the air. These brave men and women fought for your freedom and ours alongside the Allies on the Western Front, as well as in Poland as the underground home army and intelligence gathering network.
"Tell the world that we were faithful from the beginning to the very end in the struggle for freedom, peace and justice for all mankind."
Josef S. Poslinski, P.E. - Erected November 2002 - Designer/Sculptor: Michael Angelo/H. A. Gomez
Erected 2002 by SPK Post 33, Buffalo.
Location. 42° 52.699′ N, 78° 52.871′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Marine Drive east of Erie Road when traveling east. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buffaloís Irish Regiment (a few steps from this marker); USS Grenadier (SS210) (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of the Brave Men (a few steps from this marker); "Rust Bucket" (a few steps from this marker); This Memorial is Dedicated to All of the Service Members from WNY (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th Infantry Regiment, The Borinqueneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . .
1. Coat of Arms of Poland, "The White Eagle" (Polish: Orzeł Biały). (Submitted on July 10, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Poland's Contribution in the Second World War. (Submitted on July 11, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Heroes • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.