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Częstochowa in Częstochowa Powiat, Śląskie, Poland
 

General Stefan Rowecki Memorial

 
 
General Stefan Rowecki Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 23, 2018
1. General Stefan Rowecki Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Pamięci
Gen. Stefana
Grota Roweckiego
i dowódcy Armii Krajowej
w 60 rocznice śmierci

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(English translation:)

In memory of General Stefan "Spearhead" Rowecki, Commander of the Home Army, on the 60th anniversary of his death.
 
Erected 1994 by Żołnierze AK 0/Częstochowa.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 50° 48.747′ N, 19° 6.562′ E. Marker is in Częstochowa, Śląskie, in Częstochowa Powiat. Memorial is on Aleja Najświętszej Maryi Panny just east of Księdza Jerzego Popiełuszki. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Aleja Najświętszej Maryi Panny 56, Częstochowa, Śląskie 42-200, Poland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Akcja „Burza” i Powstania Warsawskiego Pomnik / Operation Tempest and Warsaw Uprising Memorial (here, next to this marker); Pope John Paul II

General Stefan Rowecki Memorial Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 23, 2018
2. General Stefan Rowecki Memorial Marker - Wide View
The memorial is the middle of the three plaques visible to the right of the church entrance.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Pomnik Nieznanemu Żołnierzowi / Unknown Soldier Monument (approx. half a kilometer away).
 
More about this memorial. In order to see the memorial, one must enter into the courtyard of the church, from where it easily visible, mounted to the right of the entrance.
 
Also see . . .  Stefan Rowecki (Wikipedia). "Stefan Paweł Rowecki (pseudonym: Grot, "Spearhead", hence the alternate name, Stefan Grot-Rowecki, 25 December 1895 – 2 August 1944) was a Polish general, journalist and the leader of the Armia Krajowa. He was murdered by the Gestapo in prison, probably on the direct order of Heinrich Himmler." (Submitted on June 26, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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