Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
God Honor and Country
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of those brave men and women of the Polish armed forces who fought against the tyranny during the entire World War II, and to those thousands of them who sacrificed their lives defending peace, freedom, and democracy.
Polish armed forces 1939-1945 - Poland
1st Grenadier Infantry Division - France
2nd Grenadier Infantry Division - France
10th Mechanized Cavalry Brigade - France
Ind. Poohahanska Inf. Brigade - Norway
Ind. Karpacka Inf. Brigade - N. Africa
First Mechanized Corps
1st Polish Armored Division - Normandy
4th Grenadier Infantry Division - Scotland
1st Polish Ind. Parachute Brigade - Holland
Second Polish Corps
2nd Ind. Warszawska Armored Division - Italy
3rd Karpacka Infantry Division - Italy
5th Kresowa Infantry Division - Italy
Polish Home Army (AK) - Poland
Polish Air Force - Battle of Britain
Polish Navy - Armed Naval Operations
On their way to Poland they had given their lives fighting for "your freedom and ours!"
Location. 42° 52.646′ N, 78° 52.786′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Marine Drive and Commercial Street. Click for map. This is the first
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Recognition of Long and Faithful Service (here, next to this marker); 106th Field Artillery Regiment (here, next to this marker); Buffalo Cavalry Association (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to the Men of the 102nd Separate Battalion Coast Artillery Anti-Aircraft (here, next to this marker); Wedding of the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wells Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); PTF-17 (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Boston SSN703 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . . Buffalo Naval & Military Park. (Submitted on June 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • War, World II •
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