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Polandís Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945

 
 
"Polandís Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 4, 2014
1. "Polandís Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945"
Close-up of text on the base of the monument
Inscription.
[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.

Passerby,

"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."
Battle of Narvik – Norway; Battle of Tobruk – North Africa; Normandy – Falaise Gap – Breda
Battle of Britain; Italian Campaign: Monte Cassino, Ancona, Bologna; Arnhem – Warsaw Uprising

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. Touch for map.
"Polandís Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 4, 2014
2. "Polandís Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945"
Marker is in "Veteran's Park" off the north side pedestrian path - in the trees along Marine Drive. Marker is at or near this postal address: One Naval Park Cove, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
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). Touch for a list and map 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 & SpaceHeroesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on August 8, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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